The Most Outrageous Lie in Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's New York Times Op-Ed
April 02, 2014
Imagine if Barack Obama claimed that he created Social Security.
This is the crisis that eases the passage from hybrid regime to Cuban-style dictatorship.
Once again, realpolitik trumps human rights.
This is what happens when one man has too much power.
CARACAS, Venezuela — The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez always had superb political timing. His initial election in 1998 coincided with the lowest oil prices in decades, and he rode a steady rise in prices to a nearly impregnable, petrodollar-