1,563-Word NYT Venezuela Oil Crash Essay Didn’t Mention Socialism Once
October 8th, 2020 4:47 PM
Leave it to The New York Times (The Times) to publish a 1,000-plus-word story on the failed state of Venezuela’s collapsing oil sector without saying anything about socialism.
What Socialism? NYT Avoids Blaming S-Word for Venezuela Crisis
January 12th, 2019 11:28 AM
Friday’s New York Times covered the start of the second term of Venezuelan autocrat Nicholas Maduro, but managed to avoid unflattering descriptions like that, in “With Venezuela in Free Fall, Its President Starts New Term." Yet other stories on Friday tossed around the word “autocrat” to complain about President Trump’s embrace of Egypt’s leadership. Also as usual, the Times’ use of the S-word (…
Venezuela Elections: Guardian Castigates 'Country Club' Conservatives
December 6th, 2015 2:51 PM
On the eve of the National Assembly elections of Venezuela in which many observers expect voters to express their extreme dissatisfaction with the the Socialist policies of the ruling Chavistas which have completely ruined the economy of that oil rich nation, The Guardian of the UK has found a villain. A wealthy elite living in a state of priveleged luxury.
A normal person would expect the…
Sean Penn Defends Venezuela's Leftist Leader, Compares to Obama
May 10th, 2014 7:02 AM
Sean Penn is taking a page out of President Barack Obama's playbook but twisting it to his own socialist-friendly liking. Obama has gotten plenty of mileage for blaming his predecessor for the country's woes.
Now, Penn is blaming Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's problems on what the leader inherited from his predecessor--Hugo Chavez. Only Penn doesn't blame his late friend at all,…