We’ve Been Here Before
I can’t decide whether it is comforting or depressing to note that the astoundingly lopsided Venezuela coverage in the major US dailies is part of a time-honored tradition. In a 1986 article, Noam Chomsky laid out the history. Toward the bottom, he includes a discussion of Latin America. Just substitute “Venezuela” for “Nicaragua,” and say, “Colombia,” for “El Salvador” and feel your skin crawl.