I guess it all depends on if you are a socialist anti-American dictator like Castro, or an American citizen who has been following events in Venezuela and listening to the rhetoric emanating from Mr. Chavez.
Find his obituary here.
What is it with these failed baseball players from Latin America who move on to become socialist dictators?
In any event, it will be interesting to see if elections are called as required by the constitution of whether his hopeful political heirs will take the more normal socialist route.
The good news is that his family will be ok....Report: Chavez Brothers Amassed Riches of $2B.
I guess seizing power does pay just a little bit more than playing Major League Baseball..