He is running a smooth campaign. Unity among the opposition’s factions is rock solid. He is constantly on message. His opponent is sick, and has been around for a long time. In short, Capriles is doing very little wrong, and a lot of things right.
Why is this election not a washout for him? How does Chávez remain competitive? Why is he even on top, if you believe some polls?
William Neuman from the New York Times hints at why.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.