Posts Tagged ‘Venezuela’

on willful blindness

May 8, 2017

The rise in popularity of Senator Bernie Sanders on the left in the United States at the same time Venezuela collapses after the socialist rule of Chavez and Maduro raises the question of why abject failure in one country does not lead to learning in another. The willful blindness of the press in the United States, as helpfully illustrated in this column, goes a long way to explaining it.

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the Socialist apocalypse

May 20, 2016

One wonders if American Leftists believe that if they were in charge in Venezuela, Socialism would have worked.

Coming to a country near you

March 14, 2016

Leftists decry the idea of American exceptionalism, except on one point. Leftists believe that Americans are the only people who will be able to implement Socialism as a system¬†without it destroying the economy, as has happened everywhere it’s been tried, Venezuela being the current illustration. But according to the Left, Americans will be the exception.