PSUV http://wlrn.org en Venezuelan Elections: Maduro's Counter-Counter-Revolution http://wlrn.org/post/venezuelan-elections-maduros-counter-counter-revolution <p>When socialist Nicolás Maduro eked out last April’s special presidential election in Venezuela, I wrote:&nbsp; “Even if Maduro won, he lost.”</p><p>Maduro&nbsp;defeated the opposition candidate&nbsp;–&nbsp;the same challenger&nbsp;Maduro's mentor Hugo&nbsp;Chávez had trounced just six months earlier by an 11-percent margin&nbsp;– by only 1.6 percent of the vote.&nbsp;Maduro’s lame performance shook the socialists’ claim that Chávez’s revolution would be just as dominant without Chávez, who had died of cancer in March after ruling Venezuela for 14 years.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:24:31 +0000 Tim Padgett 24929 at http://wlrn.org Venezuelan Elections: Maduro's Counter-Counter-Revolution