Venezuela’s cheerleaders must be held to account
“Venezuela” used to be a country. Now it’s a term of abuse. In the wake of last night’s Senate vote on Obamacare, for example, Twitter lit up with Trumpkins claiming that John McCain – John McCain! – wanted to turn America into a socialist paradise.
#SkinnyRepeal defeated thanks to communists McCain, Murkowski & Collins, traitors all. Won’t be satisfied until we’re Venezuela.
— Conservative_Infidel (@defeathemarxist) July 28, 2017
The problem is that the more we use “Venezuela” as an ideological shorthand, the further we get from the brutal truth of what is going on there. A country that was one of the richest …read more