The above video is of Manuel Rosales’ closing march in Caracas, in 2006. It was a memorable, heavily-attended apotheosis of people.
A few days later, Rosales lost the election by twenty-six points.
But let’s not get carried away.
At this point in time, after April 11th and Llaguno and countless elections … well, what do marches really mean? I dunno.
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