Rest in Peace, Hugo
Like most politicians, Hugo Chavez certainly had his flaws. Cowardice, however, was not among them. When he delivered that speech, it was acknowledging something that throughout the world, only the American public didn’t grasp, so it made waves for the right reasons.
I hope the anti-Imperialist movement he helped start continues after his death; let the right-wing grave dancing begin, but Chavez and what he stood for has been mostly vindicated. The right? Not so much. That isn’t the worst epitaph.