Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan President, Dead: Twitter Responds

by
Owen Poindexter
Tweets are flying by the thousand on the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Here are some of our favorites.

Twitter is exploding with the news of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Here are some of the thousands of reactions we have seen to Chavez' death:

Some equated Chavez with another ruler who frequently challenges the U.S., North Korea's Kim Jong Un:

I can't tell if this is meant to be praise for Chavez, but I think it is:

This one is from a definite supporter, though whether Chavez was good or bad for the poor really depends on who you ask:

Some felt this was as good a time as any to make fun of Buzzfeed:

And others went after everyone else:

And then there are these two that, so far, win the Hugo Chavez twitter hilarity contest:

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