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Caracas Chronicles

The ugly face of the Latin Left The ugly face of the Latin Left

Sometimes, it feels like the Maduro Era is just a showcase of human misery, a dismal display case for the absolute friggin’ worst this benighted species has to offer. The last few days have provided not one, not two but three stomach-churning examples, each more shocking than the last.

First, consider the morally bankrupt embarrassment that once – long ago – looked like a promising progressive experiment for Brazil. As you’ve probably heard, a delegation of Brazilian Senators, including opposition leader Aecio Neves, travelled to Venezuela to try to meet with Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, Venezuela’s highest profile political prisoners.

They were nearly lynched.

Their president, Dilma Rousseff – a one time political prisoner herself – shat all over her whatever vestigial trace of moral authority she might have still had with this bafflingly tone-deaf attack on her own country’s senators over, saying “the intention…

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