It wouldn’t be the first time an overconfident authoritarian government pushed forward into an election they were certain they couldn’t possible lose… and lost.
Portugal’s Foreign Minister came to Caracas to make nice with the government while hundreds of thousands of Portuguese nationals barely hang on.
Maslow? Give me a break. Pernilgate isn't about food. It's about the illusion of abundance amid dire scarcity, and about the scale of devastation a government can inflict when nobody who makes economic policy understands the concept of opportunity cost.
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