[–] unruly 3 points (+3|-0)

"This is clearly not a coup. We recognize Juan Guaido as the legitimate interim-president of Venezuela," White House national security adviser John Bolton says.


[–] doggone 3 points (+3|-0)

Sounds like "civil war" to me, but I haven't heard anyone using that term yet.

[–] unruly 1 points (+2|-1)

Then why use it?

[–] doggone 2 points (+2|-0)

Guaido has claimed leadership for some time. It's not a secret or spur of the moment thing. No reports of attempts to apprehend Maduro.

Semantics maybe, but if it's a coup, I'd think Guaido or Maduro would be dealt with quickly.

[–] E-werd 2 points (+2|-0) Edited

I keep seeing that the US is backing Gauido and the uprising, but what does that even mean? The most I've seen was an encouraging word. I feel like the media is just trying to create drama that isn't there.