The Political Crackdown Continues in Venezuela

And no chávista--inside or outside of Venezuela--has denounced it. I can't imagine why: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has used the military, legislative and judicial power consolidated during 15 years of socialist rule in a sudden series of blows against opponents who have spent more than a month protesting in the streets, knocking down their barricades and …

Did Simón Bolívar Like Police States?

I wonder if all of the people who hailed the presence of a chávista government in Venezuela--you know the type--will have any opprobrium at all to spare for the Venezuelan government in light of this story. Probably not, intellectual honesty doesn't seem to be a virtue as far as chávistas--whether they are found inside or outside …