Katy says: If John Reed were alive today, he would surely be in Caracas reporting the glories of Chavez’s revolution. Say what you will about Reed, at least he packed his bags and went to live in revolutionary Russia: the guy walked the walk.
Today’s brand of PSF, the likes of Danny Glover, Sean Penn, Kevin Spacey, Naomi Campbell and countless other nincompoops, prefer the quickie, in-and-out approach. Which doesn’t stop them from acting like they’re entitled to opine on Venezuela just because they once posed in front of a Canaima waterfall in a thong.
Over at Slate.com, Anne Appelbaum has their number. Don’t miss this delicious spanking of PSFs everywhere.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.