You have got to give him credit. Screamin' Howie Dean can pull off a statement like this without bursting out laughing. Great self control. When asked by AFP about Hugo Chavez's antics at the UN last week, Howie managed to get this answer out without choking:
"I think it was very unhelpful. I think Hugo Chavez is someone that is a negative force in the world," Dean told AFP when asked about Chavez's UN speech this month, in which he called Bush the "devil."
"Even though I have many disagreements with, I think it's best to discuss those disagreements respectfully rather than disrespectfully," said Dean, the chairman of the .
The mind boggles.