The movement that elected Evo Morales--and that pressures him now--has deep roots.
There are at least three reasons why the world should congratulate Venezuela's Hugo Chávez on his recent success abolishing term limits.
Losing the referendum may be the best outcome for Chávez--and his movement.
Although the United States itches to do away with Hugo Chávez, his socialist
policies are alleviating poverty and earning the people's trust. To
Bush's chagrin, the Venezuelan leader is here to stay.