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Chavez and His UN Remarks Rejected by Most Americans

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave a fiery speech at the United Nations last week in which he referred to U.S. President George W. Bush as the “Devil.” How the remarks played in Venezuela we don’t know, but in the U.S. they were not well received.

On a personal level, just 10% of Americans now have a favorable opinion of Chavez. Fifty-eight percent (58%) have an unfavorable view. As for the remarks, 23% or Americans thought they were appropriate for a UN speech while 64% disagreed.

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