Venezuela: Failed Coup Argues for New Approach – Consortiumnews

Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaidó’s coup attempt on Tuesday was doomed from the start.  Whether he and his Washington backers were simply deluding themselves, or whether Maduro’s guys masterfully tricked them, they naively thought the military high command would hoist Guaidó on their shoulders and carry him to Miraflores Palace as president. What happened instead was a huge – potentially fatal in political terms – embarrassment for Guaidó and the U.S. government.

Source: Venezuela: Failed Coup Argues for New Approach – Consortiumnews