The Battle for Chavez’ Legacy

• March 23, 2013 • Uncategorized

Perhaps nobody can write of the despicable legacy of Hugo Chavez better than DP friend and Human Rights Foundation President Thor Halvorssen. As a member of the Venezuela diaspora, Halvorssen has been battling Chavez’ thugs since he came to power, and his mother was even shot by them. In this excellent article in Reason Magazine, Halvorssen states that the battle for Chavez’ legacy rests on the political point of view of the individual doing the reviewing. As Winston Churchill famously stated, “History is written by the victors.” Truth is with the intellectual victory of Marxism in the West, particularly in South America, Chavez’ legacy will definitely be a hard fought battle and one that likely depends on the future course of history in the Western hemisphere.

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