Hugo Chavez is nobody's idea of a democratic leader. He's a dictator, plan and simple.
As evidence, we present this NPR report on the latest Chavez move in Venezuela, where the president's enemies are on the endangered species list. The president recently jailed a judge who had the audacity to issue a ruling Chavez didn't like.
The Chavez formula: Agree with me and you will prosper. Disagree with me, and, well, how about some time in the ole Graybar Hotel?
The NPR story is here.