“Gotta say I don't trust much of the information out of the Bush State Department, nor am I personally acquiainted with anyone who does (though I don't actually live in the US, so I'm not likely to meet anyone like that). I love the line about Chavez controlling the media, that shows real journalistic integrity there. Thankfully, this is the age of the internet so all your readers have to do is look up "The Revolution WIll Not Be Televised" and they can find out for themselves how utterly ridiculous that statement is.
RCTV had their license renewal application revoked for acting in a way that would get anyone charged with sedition in any other country in the world. The rest of the Venezuelan media continue to provide anti-Chavez coverage that is so far out there, it makes Fox News look like NPR.”