Henry hearts Pablo

AD has announced its endorsement of Pablo Pérez for President. Henry Ramos Allup made the announcement today. Antonio Ledezma, who has been busy courting AD’s base and all but dived into CAP’s grave, is sure to be disappointed. Both Ledezma and Maria Corina Machado are quickly slipping into irrelevance. As for us, well … let’s…

Small detail

Our old friend Henry Ramos Allup is at it again, claiming that ideological differences within the opposition’s MUD are not a big deal, because Chile’s Concertación was made up of socialists, marxists, and Christian Democrats. Only … that’s not what the Concertación was about at all. Marxists were specifically excluded from the Concertación, and to this day…

AD should be expelled from the MUD (Updated)

The allegations contained in Wikileaks are damning for AD and its leaders. Even though the cables are old (2005-2006?), the stuff they contain suggests that Acción Democrática has become a national embarassment, a party so content in its own faded glory, so ill-equiped to handle the challenges of a new Venezuela, and yes, so treasonous…

Sinking in MUD

So the latest word is that the opposition primaries will be held February 12th. This article lays it out. Apparently, Primero Justicia was willing to compromise in exchange for flexibility with the rules governing whether or not governors and mayors could participate in both Presidential and regional primaries. The sticking point had apparently been that…