President Hugo Chavez warned his supporters on Friday that anyone voting against his proposed constitutional changes would be a "traitor," rallying his political base before a referendum that would let him seek unlimited re-election in 2012 and beyond.
Brandishing a little red book listing his desired 69 revisions to Venezuela's charter, Chavez exhorted his backers to redouble their efforts toward a victorious "yes" vote in the Dec. 2 ballot.
"He who says he supports Chavez but votes 'no' is a traitor, a true traitor," the president told an arena packed with red-clad supporters. "He's against me, against the revolution and against the people." Read More.
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Chavez: Only a 'Traitor' Will Vote No
The rhetoric intensifies. Chavez must have read the latest poll that showed him losing. This could get interesting.
Posted by Ron Ballew at 11/24/2007