Socialism and Presidental Power"The provocative title warning that Venezuela could become a new Cuba due to new laws hits on a few wrong notions. "
First, that all elements of socialism are bad.
Second, that presidential power being used to obviously further the state is bad.
To comment on the first notion. Assuming that all socialism is bad is like assuming that every element of capitalism is good. We all agree that corporate rape of underdeveloped countries is wrong, don't we?
Next, while presidential power being wielded in the hands of a long time president is scary, let's not automatically assume that everything it is being wielded for is wrong.
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