Spiked Online, thinks Maduro should go but Trump should stay …. away.Tim Black, writing in
The internationalisation of the Venezuelan crisis is bad for democracy.
The potential fall of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro ought to be a reason for cheer.
Handpicked by Hugo Chavez to succeed him as leader of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela in 2013, Maduro has continued the autocratic, state-capitalist trajectory of El Comandante, but with none of the chutzpah or, more importantly, the petroleum income that Venezuela remains entirely dependent on.
The result has been a prolonged economic crisis, and an ever larger, more repressive authoritarian state.
The facts make for grim reading.... Continue reading @: Spiked Online