Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Venezuela Crisis Possibly Reaching Apex… | The Last Refuge

Perhaps this is the last effort of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to shift the balance of power. The White House is supportive but cautious. Everything is tenuous as Venezuela appears to be on the brink of extreme political violence.

via theconservativetreehouse.com

It will certainly be an illustration of the limits of People Power, as it was called in the '80s. Sadly, I have to bet on Maduro and his various enablers. He's got the tanks, the AK-41s and the troops. He'll be trying to pull off a Syria. It's fine for Pompeo to say "democracy cannot be defeated," but of course it can, if you're willing to kill enough people.


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The people who defeated Russian democracy in 1917 were in power until 1991.

Posted by: dearieme | May 1, 2019 12:03:56 AM