Ben Buchwalter


Bloomberg Questioned About Chavez
February 19, 2009, 11:33 am
Filed under: Foreign Affairs, General Politics | Tags: , ,

From The Economist via NY Daily News:

Q: Mayor, it’s hard to compare New York City to Venezuela but as you know, Hugo Chavez did his second effort – this time sucessful – to extend term limits. You chose to go through City Council. Do you have any second thoughts about this? Do you wish you should have had a chance to take to the…

A: I don’t understand your question. What on Earth do we have to do with Hugo Chavez?

Q: Well, like you, he wanted to extend his term.

A: If you wanted to ask Hugo Chavez, call him up! Maybe he’ll take your call. My suspicion is he doesn’t have press conferences and let people ask questions or if they ask questions, he probably throws them, I don’t know what he does with them…Who knows? (Laughs). I still fail to see a connection. 

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