The Miami pallbearer

There he is in Miami, sitting in the front row at Carlos Andrés Pérez’s controversial funeral, photos courtesy of Noticias 24. And there he is, standing guard by the former President’s casket.

We always knew Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma was CAP’s dauphin. What we didn’t know was how loyal he was to his mentor.

This picture will surely frame the narrative should Ledezma decide to run for the opposition candidacy in 2012. Should he win the nomination, expect to hear a lot of “No volverán!” shouts spouting from chavista mouths.

Only this time, they’ll have a point.