The Chávez Legacy, Pulverized in 13 Simple Charts

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On the brand new FiveThirtyEight.com, Friend of the Blog Dorothy Kronick does the kind of demolition job on Bolivarian Socialism’s record usually associated with a wrecking crew. Eye-opening stuff, even for those of us who know this material well.

I enjoyed, in particular, the way she developed Omar Z’s Bolivia parallel. It’s just brutal. If it was a boxing match a ref would step in to stop the carnage.

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