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Venezuela crisis shaping up to be all about who has the guns

If there’s any question about the value of the Second Amendment, maybe the Venezuelan crisis will offer the best answer.

What are we seeing there now?

Obviously, not just an economic wrangle, but a military struggle.  Venezuela’s democrats, who are right now in a showdown with a brutal socialist dictatorship, have a strategy premised around supporting the constitution, which mandates that Nicolás Maduro step down, given the phony election that stands as the base of his legitimacy, and by getting hold of the military to make it real.

Right now, they are in talks with military officials, urging them to leave Maduro, which is the latest development in the unfolding story.

According to the Washington Post:

CARACAS, Venezuela – The Venezuelan opposition is in talks with sympathetic military and civilian officials in a bid to force out President Nicolás Maduro, self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó said in an interview Sunday with The Washington Post.


Guaidó told The Post that talks with the military were proceeding behind the scenes. He also hailed a move on Saturday by Maduro’s former military attache in Washington to switch allegiance to Guaidó.


Read the full story from American Thinker

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