Capriles pa’rato

Henrique Capriles’s pugnacio-conciliatory press conference tonight (it’s not easy to characterize his position) had one central message – the opposition still has one specific leader, his name rhymes with Cenrique Hapriles, and he’s going to be president of Venezuela well before 2019.

It was another tour de force in terms of sanity, warmth, wit and sheer political sense.

Capriles did not entirely rule out a run for his old job as Miranda Governor. But he sure sounded like his sights were set elsewhere.

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