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The Hypocrisy of Lat[r]in[e] America

When Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Uruguayan President Jose Mujica and Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner were young, they called on the international community to condemn and sanction the dictatorships that ruled their countries. 

Yet today, they sit idly by and befriend the repressive regimes of Cuba and Venezuela.

3 comments to The Hypocrisy of Lat[r]in[e] America

  • Gallardo

    Those authoritarian right-wing dictators were Thomas Jefferson next to the totalitarian Fidel Castro that they shamelessly admire till this day. To the KGB they (these reemerged faces now constituting Latrine America's izmierda) were no more than useful idiots, disposable ones at that. More so, those provisional military juntas that they love to vilify came to power do to the imminent ill that they had come to represent.

    Today, with the USSR gone and their nations speared, they still parade as victims and humanitarians as they continue to run on dated propaganda and selective indignation. They now get elected as "representatives of democracy", or whatever suits them, given that their populations never got a taste of la izmierda and they seem too stupid to open a factual book about communism or see beyond their borders (that was Venezuela's mistake). They all continue buying Che t-shirts located next to those of Van Halen and Shakira.

    That said, these shameless bastards will never open their mouths to denounce Cubazuela for they have long been linked to Havana, if not more, than Maduro ever was. Cubazuela also owes them money and favors for their extended and devoted support. As the old Spanish saying goes "Tell me who your friends are and I'll tell you who you are". Cuba has been kept quiet at gun point for 50+ years but Venezuela is backfiring and they sure are looking the fraudulent and resent rooted trash they always have been.

  • asombra

    Maybe it's not hypocrisy. Maybe it's genetic, as in congenitally defective--as in hijeputez de nacimiento.

  • asombra

    Forget these "leaders." What about Argentina's Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, the Hebe Bonafini coven, I mean crowd? Shouldn't they be exquisitely sensitive to the senseless killings of young people in Venezuela, or anywhere else? Shouldn't they have issued an official statement of solidarity with the students? FAT chance.