The opposition MUD National Assembly caucus brokered a smart political operation that may prevent chavismo, for the first time since who-knows-when, from just railroading die-hard partisans into the CNE board unopposed. So, just for today, I'm being nice to MUD.
Today, MUD suspended dialogue talks because they want concrete results instead of promises in order for conversations to continue. By having sat down for talks in the first place, they legitimized this giant farce and just bought the dictatorship lots more time.
So it’s Wednesday morning in the International Office of the MUD and I’m walking in, bleary eyed, heading straight to the coffee pot for my requisite 8:00 a.m....
(A guest post by Roberto Silvers) After much squabbling, the Venezuelan opposition coalition has decided to hold its presidential primary elections on February 12, 2012. While this date...
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