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So back when Bernie Sanders was praising Hugo Chavez, Chavez was plotting to flood the U.S. with drugs?

Back when Bernie Sanders and a host of other useful idiots were traipsing to Caracas to praise Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez, Hugo was smiling back … and doing some plotting,

Today’s Wall Street Journal has some rather queasy-making news:

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocaine in his government’s efforts to combat the Bush administration, according to U.S. documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal that shed new light on the leftist regime’s struggle with Washington.

The documents, prepared by federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York, outline for the first time the possible role of Mr. Chávez, an icon of the Latin American left who died from cancer in 2013, in drug trafficking. They assert that several leaders who served Mr. Chávez and remain in key posts in Venezuela’s regime today wielded cocaine trafficking as a weapon against their ideological adversary, the U.S.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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