A libertarian point of view with a hint of the pejorative.
Friday, September 11, 2015
21st Century Socialism . . .
An opposition leader gets nearly 14 years in prison. WSJ. An excerpt . .
Congressional elections are scheduled for December and polls say that in a fair contest Mr. López and the opposition would thump Mr. Maduro’s United Socialist Party of Venezuela. With growing food shortages, increasing violent crime and hyperinflation, Mr. Maduro might still have to cancel or rig the election to avoid losing control of the unicameral legislature. But that could spark widespread social unrest—which is why Mr. López remains in prison.