What the game looked like when it changed

I got a Moody’s Investor Report from a friend. The money quote is actually the graph above.

It shows what the game looked like, according to Consultores 21, right before cancer struck.

There are no numbers yet showing the effect of the President’s illness. However, I have spoken to a few people in the opposition camp who say, based on focus groups, that Chávez won’t get much of a cancer bounce. To paraphrase, the people that love him still love him, and the people that don’t like him continue to not like him.

It’s fair to say Venezuelan politics has been turned on its head with the President’s illness. Regardless, this graph showing Henrique Capriles Radonski as the nation’s most popular politician, is quite surprising.

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