Hugo Chavez

And so it goes in Venezuela

July 13, 2010 // 3 Comments

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Alert propaganda minister Oliver Stone: Last week two Venezuelans, a 35-year old woman and a 41-year old man, were charged with making statements on Twitter critical of Venezuela’s banking [...]

another useful idiot

September 7, 2009 // 2 Comments

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Oliver Stone’s valentine to Hugo Chavez is likely to conjure memories of Fred Barnes’ mash note to W. — or the Senor Spielbergo biopic, “A Burns for All Seasons.” [...]

chavez plays to type

July 31, 2009 // 8 Comments

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He’s consolidating power and silencing dissent, just as you’d expect from a Marxist thug. “Freedom of expression must be limited,” Chavez’s attorney general said while [...]

why is obama defending zelaya?

June 29, 2009 // 11 Comments

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On principle, he asserts, but why say anything? The ousted Honduran president is allied with Chavez and Castro, and his departure should be quietly welcomed by the U.S. administration. Hell, [...]

a dictator is born

February 15, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Venezuelans have opted for authoritarian rule, with 54 percent voting for a referendum that eliminates term limits. Now it’s official: Hugo Chavez is the new Castro. The latest State Department [...]

good actor, useful idiot

December 19, 2008 // 2 Comments

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James Kirchick reveals the conflict between Sean Penn’s portrayal of “Milk” and his associations with anti-gay dictators. “There isn’t a single individual that is taken [...]
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