Sometimes, when we write that chavismo aggressively dehumanizes its opponents, people accuse us of hyperbole.
In fact, if anything we’re erring on the side of literalism. Yesterday, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas called Chávez’s opponents “inhuman.” Today, Nicolás Maduro repeats the charge, saying the “right” is “inhuman.”
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