…Yeah, well, he didn’t like me much, either. Or, more accurately, he didn’t like people like me at all, at all.
Personally, I hope that he made a good Confession and contrition of sins at the end, there – but I’m not losing sleep over the possibility that he didn’t, and that’s pretty much the end of it. Hugo Chavez was, at the last, just another South American strongman who never quite openly jettisoned democracy and rule of law: he was Vladimir Putin without the charm.
Nothing special, in other words.