Hugo Chavez
Jun 2018

“he stopped halfway, without taking the necessary steps to move towards socialism”

May 2018

“This is not just a story about socialism.”

Mar 2018

“I feel Venezuela has succumbed to an irreversible evil.”

Feb 2018

“The Venezuelan regime was a cause of the left…”

Oct 2017

And in some unexpected places

Aug 2017

There is no “military option” for Venezuela

Jazz Shaw Aug 12, 2017 8:31 AM

Not a good one, anyway

“If the criterion for censorship is that nobody’s feelings can be hurt, we are finished as a free society.”

“…things can always get worse, and worse, and worse.”

Jun 2017

“Ortega…may first move to challenge the constituent assembly in court.”

May 2017

Hugo Chavez’ boyhood home burned by protesters

John Sexton May 22, 2017 10:41 PM

“It is pretty symbolic that the citizens are venting their frustrations on the author of the Bolivarian revolution.”

End game?

Dec 2016

“It’s a disaster.”

Aug 2016

Video: Lessons from Venezuela

John Sexton Aug 09, 2016 9:41 PM

“…people were not educated in the principles of freedom and they vote for whoever promises more.”

Jul 2016

The Maduro diet.

In Venezuela, political prisoners a growth industry

John Sexton Jul 01, 2016 7:21 PM

“…political arrests are no longer just a mechanism for party discipline.”

Jun 2016

This is how socialism always ends

“Nearly half of Venezuelans say they can no longer afford to eat three meals a day…”

May 2016

Venezuela headed for an economic collapse — or worse

Ed Morrissey May 17, 2016 2:01 PM

The inevitable end game of “democratic socialism.”

Socialist paradise Venezuela isn’t doing so well

Taylor Millard May 15, 2016 8:01 PM


Mar 2015
Mar 2014


Feb 2014

And where is the Obama administration?

Venezuela on the edge of collapse?

Ed Morrissey Feb 13, 2014 10:01 AM

Three dead in protests.

“Soon we’ll be using newspaper, just like they do in Cuba!”

Oct 2013

Well, that’s not Orwellian at all.

Apr 2013

“I want to tell the candidate of the government: today you’re the loser and I’m telling you this unequivocally.”

All Chavez, all the time.

Mar 2013

Ahmadinejad: Chavez will rise again, or something

Erika Johnsen Mar 06, 2013 3:41 PM

Best friends forever.

Hugo Chavez, “battling for life”?

Erika Johnsen Mar 03, 2013 3:31 PM

“Brain dead”?

Jan 2013

Is the end nigh for Hugo Chavez?

Erika Johnsen Jan 07, 2013 3:21 PM


Oct 2012

Obama scores a key endorsement… from Hugo Chavez

Erika Johnsen Oct 01, 2012 1:21 PM

A friendly salute.

Aug 2012

Abandonment of US allies around the world.

Jun 2012

Venezuela bans civilians from private gun ownership

Erika Johnsen Jun 04, 2012 9:41 AM

Because a people should always fear its government. …Wait, what?!

May 2012

Least suspenseful whodunit evah?

Apr 2012

Shut up and play?

Dec 2011
May 2011

Gird your loins.