Comments:King of Spain tells Hugo Chavez to 'shut up' during summit

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Look at the facts...Edit

According to Wikipedia, José María Aznar started out as a falangist, and joined the People's Alliance, the party of Franco supporters following his death, and went on to be a member of its successor policy. Given that Franco is often called a fascist, it looks like Hugo can't be too far off the mark.

The difference between Bush and Chavez is that the multitudes admire Bush for lying to them, and they hate Chavez for telling them the truth. 16:41, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

Right... Spacehusky 23:41, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

The president v the kingEdit

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It was time for someone to tell him that, but at the same time the man who said this is no better. Because if we want to take out and show the history of this king and of the past 500 years who is he to say anything to a ligaly elected president.

A complete lack of respectEdit

Not only did the king showed a lack of respect for dissenting views, it emphasised his complete ignorance on his usage of Spanish language. Using the Castilian Spanish informal addressing "te" instead of "se" was a way to alienate a whole continent, where "usted" and not "tú" is the only acceptable form in any kind of situation.

Yes, I'm sure the king of Spain knows nothing about the Spanish language. You hit the nail right on the head!


I'd like to believe in Chavez, but you gota have *some* tact, or eventually your behavior will negatively impact international relations. Do be a George Bush.

Saying shutup is disrepectful, he is hypocritical.

I just thought it was funnyEdit

I got a laugh out of this exchange, and I'm not particularly anti- or pro-Chavez. I just think it's funny when one leader tells another to shut up. --David Shankbone 04:58, 16 November 2007 (UTC)

Well , that's a monarch!Edit

I wish more of that chavez , achmadinijad , abbas etc gang would get such responses , honestly.

The monarch ResponseEdit

I've heard some responses that Juan-Carlos is in no position to say such a thing, not being elected. Just remember, he's the one who brought back democracy to Spain. Fephisto 04:34, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

This article is misleading. I think it needs to state clearly that Chavez told the speaker to first shut up, then Juan Carlos told Chavez to shut up.It is not clear and needs to be fixed. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:56, 3 December 2007 (UTC)