Coup in Venezuela in progress.

John Hall
Fri, 12 Apr 2002 10:48:08 -0700

In general, yes.  Not always, but in general.

In this case, they probably will move to elections fairly quickly.

A kleptomaniac tyrant is a lot easier to live under than a sociopathic
one.  Or, for that matter, Fidel Jr.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On Behalf Of
> Humphries
> On Thursday, April 11, 2002, at 08:28 PM, John Hall wrote:
> > =A0Getting rid of Chavez is almost certainly a plus.=A0He could =
> > replaced with someone worse.
> Hah. So a rightist tyrant is better than Fidel Jr.?
> Tyrants are tyrants.
> Whatever happened to elections?