Left pushes sanctions 'narrative' to explain socialist Venezuela's misery, but here's the real reason

It's been a couple of weeks now, but the Left has finally come together with a "narrative" to explain why socialist Venezuela is so miserable. In a word: Gringos.  Gringo did it. Take a look at what's coming out of the supposedly respectable mainstream magazines from the left such as The Nation and The New Republic. There's this one, saying both sides are at fault here, and sanctions are the worst, so let's all get along now. There's this one, claiming that sanctions themselves are the cause of Venezuela's misery and are hypocritical to boot, given the imperfections of Latin America's other leaders and democracies, a piece loaded with lies laid thick, with the writer, Mark Weisbrot, going back full force to his old Marx Brainrot persona. There's this one, claiming that Venezuelans don't want any U.S. help. There's also this one claiming Venezuelans wouldn't...(Read Full Post)
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