Chavez: 'El diablo' Bush came to the UN yesterday

Published: Wednesday September 20, 2006

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez blasted President Bush as "el diablo" on the floor of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday and suggested that the U.S. president should seek psychiatric help.

"The devil came here yesterday," Chavez said. "He came here talking as if he were the owner of the world."

"We need a psychologist to analyze Bush," Chavez added.

Chavez appealed to "the people of the United States and the world to halt this threat, which is like a sword hanging over our head."

At the start of his address, Chavez held up a book written by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Noam Chomsky, called "Hegemony and Survival."

"This book says about the imperialist strategy of the US, which is "the greatest threat looming over our planet," Chavez said.