Banana Republic Government

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“Neither side can impose itself on the other,” quoth Dimitris Pantoulas, a political scientist speaking to The New York Times on the current situation in Venezuela. Pantoulas is affiliated as a doctoral student with the University of Bath, but is currently a visiting scholar at Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) in Caracas. We in the U.S. might be excused for mistaking the venue a foreign scholar’s comment was meant to…