Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Venezuela's Social Democracy Hits A Speed Bump

By Stephen Lendman
As expected, his opponents were gloating, but one pollster struck a positive note saying: "This defeat has two sides to it for Chavez. He came out the loser after a tough plebiscite campaign but he also gets rid of the accusation that he is a dictator." Chavez earlier said and repeated he would accept the results of the vote, and he stands by his word. It proved the process is open, free and fair unlike elections in many other so-called democracies that aren't. The struggle indeed continues with powerful popular support backing it.
The complete piece is at : http://www.countercurrents.org/lendman041207.htm

comments: 1. Taroogs said... "hirap lang kasing i-reconcile na progresibo pero parang nagiging trapo naman..." :-(

2. Korek ka jan Taroogs, bagamat "maganda ang intensyon," ang ginamit na pamamaraan, proseso, may pagka-UNDEMOCRATIC," napaghahalatang may pakay na "authoritarian rule". Ang kagandahan lang sa Venezuela, hindi tulad sa Pilipinas, "walang Abalos, Bedol, Ampatuan, at "hello Garci controversies," hindi brinaso ang COMELEC, walang pamumudmud ng atik.

1 comment:

Taroogs said...

hirap lang kasing i-reconcile na progresibo pero parang nagiging trapo naman... :-(