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the fifth republic movement

Aló Presidente!

If you're looking for potential signs going into this Mets season, here's one: Closer Francisco Rodriguez just lost a game to Hugo Chavez. In an exhibition (we hope!) softball game in Venezuela, K-Rod gave up eleven runs in three innings to a team captained by the Venezuelan president. Rodriguez was ultimately relieved, in what is believed to have been a bloodless coup.

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