Reading a newspaper article or watching a television newscast is not the same in Venezuela as it is in the United States — especially when the political future of the country is at stake. The referendum on Aug. 15 was a key event, of course. But as interesting as anything else taking place was the debate taking place in the media.
The violence following the transfer of sovereignty to the new Iraqi government should give conservatives pause. Three months before the presidential election, where have the policies of George W. Bush and his coterie of neoconservatives led the Republican Party?