Department of Rumsfeld

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Report from An American In Venezuela

The conflict in Venezuela began with a sucessful petition to recall 37 opponents of Hugo Chavez, with a response from his apponents for his recall...
The tendency of the opposition now seems to be towards the use of guns. When opposition leaders or adherents are detained with high-powered weapons, the media discredits the arrest and repeats reports that the guns were planted.
The opposition leaders urge their faithful to increase the resistance to a full-scaled rebellion, and the most virulent commentators insult the military for not staging a coup, something that seems very unlikely.

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