Worst. Pinchazo. EVER!


VTV’s charming habit of broadcasting evidence to incriminate itself of illegal wiretapping has crossed some kind of chavista loopiness Event Horizon.

At this point, the old take on the tapes (“this stuff is clearly, brazenly illegal enough to make James Murdoch’s head spin!”) has gone stale, so now we’re judging each illegal tape on its individual merits.

And man, just on grounds of obscurity of participants, non-controversiality of contents and total absence of news value or any imaginable public interest justification for publication, you could make a good case for the clip above as the worst pinchazo ever.

But that’s not even what clinches it. What clinches it is that if you listen to it, the pinchazo runs directly counter to the government’s propaganda line on the opposition!

Remember how the MUD is supposed to be swimming in gringo cash? That was their attack line this week, right? Erm…according to the tape, esa vaina lo que da es dolor – they can’t even afford to put together a street event.

And no less an authority than Nikel thinks so, so you know it’s true…

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  1. hi quico you should read teodoro’s yesterday’s editorial “aaaayyyy qué miedo!” these ever more blatant and pathetic pinchazos are the consequence of the fear invading the pesuvis these days. i don’t know what fear is worst the possibility of losing power/$$$ or the accountability that looms at the 2012 horizon???

    • Nikel as in would you pay a nikel for this guy’s opinions?

      I’m sure SEBIN spent the budget that was supposed to go into figuring out who Nikel was on whiskey…

  2. The thing we have to remember is, who is the audience?

    Who watches VTV and laps this crap up like there’s no tomorrow?

    To you and I this is farcical at best, yet there is an audience for this stuff that believe in Black Helicopters, that Sai Baba was Jesus Christ come again, that the Pope screws Madonna every other Friday and that Chavez is a modern Jose Gregorio Hernandez.

    (Apologies to Jose Gregorio, who had the misfortune of dying when run over by the only car in the country at the time!).

    • Have you heard the hypothesis about José Gregorio actually being killed by a Godo who pushed him? It seems José Gregorio had contacts with Maisanta and Gómez knew about it and feared competition. Just kidding, just kidding. But let’s see if Chavistas start believing that.

    • An here I thought Black Helicopters had been replaced with invisible airplanes, Sai Baba was the second coming of Sai Baba, Madonna screwed the Dalai Lama every other Friday and Chavez was the third coming of Jesus Christ.

  3. You know what? I don’t understand why the MUD does not document this and shows it big big big time to different international organisations. Sure, the current regime won’t care a fig about that and such a group as the Latin American President Unrotary Club (aka OAS) would just look at their fingernails if you show them this, but the media abroad would have to know about this and then, when the real moment comes, when Chavismo starts doing really nasty things that are less easy to prove, people abroad will be ready to believe our side and not the regime’s version.


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