Chavez borrows from Hitler

So upon learning that Spain’s High Court indicted a few terrorists from ETA and FARC, one of them and his wife still employed by the Venezuelan State, Hugo Chavez, ever respectful of rule of law, mocked the whole situation, and said: “history will absolve me.” Some have, wrongly, attributed the putschist’s statement to Fidel Castro, who said the words in the trial after failing to oust Batista. However the Cuban dictator lifted it in turn from Hitler’s self defence spiel, after its own failed attempt, known as the Beer Hall Putsch.


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