ROANOKE, Va. (OfficialWire) — Mitt Romney’s campaign is running a Spanish-language ad in Florida that claims Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro’s niece would support President Barack Obama.
The spot shows a clip of Chavez saying that if he were American, “I’d vote for Obama.” The Venezuelan leader did say that in September, when he also called Obama “a good guy.”
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Obama’s campaign on Thursday said the ad provides the Venezuelan leader with more attention than he deserves. Venezuela has had tense relations with the U.S. government for years, even though the U.S. is a top buyer of its oil.
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