Months After Failed Coup, Venezuelans Losing Patience With Guaido

(ANTIWAR.COM) — In late April, Juan Guaido launched an attempted coup in Venezuela, one which the US figured would be an easy success to sweep him into power after months of insisting he was the legitimate ruler. As July starts, Guaido seems no closer to power than ever.

New reports suggest that some Venezuelans, even those who supported Guaido, are growing impatient with the whole regime change idea, and his support is starting to dry up as it becomes increasingly apparent that Maduro will retain power.

The US-backed coup idea didn’t work, and that was effectively the only real plan they had. Unilaterally declaring regime change was clearly never going to work, and since Guaido wasn’t even running for president in the last election, failing to get the military to overturn the vote was really his last major shot.

The Venezuelan public is catching up to something President Trump apparently figured out awhile ago, as indications are that he was already getting bored of the Venezuela issue because of the lack of progress.

By Jason Ditz / Republished with permission / ANTIWAR.COM / Report a typo

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