As reported in Yahoo, Harry Belafonte met with Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and praised his socialist programs.
In this photo released by Venezuela’s Miraflores Press, American singer and activist Harry Belafonte speaks as Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez looks on during Chavez’s weekly television and radio program in El Consejo in Venezuela’s Aragua state, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006. Belafonte called U.S. President George W. Bush a ‘terrorist’ while warmly praising Chavez and criticizing a U.S. press that he said has ignored the achievements of his socialist programs. (AP Photo/Miraflores Press, Marelo Garcia)
Well, at least with Harry Belafonte he is not afraid to come out and say that he is a lefty-Socialist and that he doesn’t like American freedom and capitalism. Many others in the entertainment community feel that way, but don’t have the courage to say so.