New York Times Has a Story on Venezuela That Ignores Socialism

I suppose it couldn’t be any other way, really, since they love socialism. What Is Happening in Venezuela? How It Got Here and Why It Matters.

The closest that they get is admitting that .gov controls industry. Which is what socialism/communism are all about. Free markets? They don’t like free markets. People might decide to buy things they don’t approve of.

But he has centralized power in the executive branch, tamping down on dissent through violence and intimidation, and winning the loyalty of the military by giving it control of lucrative industries.

Violence and intimidation – like Antifa, or the attempt to vilify the kids from Covington Catholic for not toeing The Party Line. Though Maduro and Chávez jailed and killed people, called for rewriting their constitution (Beto – call your office), and basically threw a wrench into democracy.

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