The folks over at American
So, I'm not here to bellyache about kids at the borders. My beef is this: Between January and April, the neocon right in the United States had their knickers in a twist about the violence in Venezuela that was "plunging the nation into chaos." Opinion journalists like Frances Martel (an avid National Enquirer reader) wrote in Breitbart (yep, that far right) that President Maduro had "catapulted" Venezuela into a high murder rate. This came with near daily slams at Venezuela and stories that Venezuelan applications for asylum were WAY up and that torture and violence were off the charts - as proven by pictures of four guys with black eyes and some cuts. Well, we assume they are from Venezuela, at least. Maduro had to go. Venezuelans needed asylum. The US needed to invade. The people of the middle-class Venezuelan twitterverse had spoken on the oppression of long lines for food and college kids with contusions and it was time for intervention and change.
Meanwhile, in Honduras where the gangs and cartel thugs chop off arms and legs, the paleoconservative magazine "The American Conservative" notes that our Drug War has been a failure and that the US has plunged that nation into incredible violence. The right leaning mag goes on to say (back in October 20 friggin 12: