Published: May 7, 2013 | By Vancouver Sun Editorial
Posted in: From The Archives
Venezuela’s former president Hugo Chavez got away with being a buffoon because he was also a talented showman. His protégé and successor, Nicolas Maduro, matches his master’s skills … except for the showmanship.
Nearly a month after the unexpectedly tight presidential election race caused by Chavez death from cancer in early March, Maduro’s grip on power is looking decidedly flaccid. The question is not so much if he will be toppled, but who will do it and how soon.
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