Sunday, January 15, 2006

Jan 14/06 - On a must read article about the destruction of Venezuelan democracy

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PMBComment: this article sets the standard for anyone trying to understand and willing to comment on what has been going on in Venezuela over the past 7 years. Journalists, academics, public officials and pundits of this-or-that tendency, can ignore this seminal piece at their own peril. Hugo Chávez's systematic destruction of the institutional framework of Venezuelan society is exposed to a degree that must shame those who have defended him as a democrat just because he has been able to rig a number of shaddy-and getting-shaddier elections. PMB

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