Recently, we’ve found that chavistas are shocked, shocked that somebody who has actually participated in a coup attempt might think he’s fit to be president. Will wonders never cease?
Seriously, though, how do Rosales and Chávez stack up in the old coup-o-meter?
|Signed a document to certify he attended a ceremony that went on to endorse a coup against an elected government.||Spent over 10 years leading the planning, organization and promotion of a coup against an elected government.|
|Sat in an audience lending tacit support to a plan to shut down all of the nation’s democratic institutions.||Drafted a plan to shut down all of the nation’s democratic institutions.|
|Apologized for his participation in a coup attempt.||Repeatedly celebrates and brags about his participation in a coup attempt.|
|Was a bit player in a coup where the army took power without firing a shot.||Organized and led a guns-a-blazin’ putsch that left dozens dead.|