Chavez won. The comprador candidate got sent packing.
I fully expect the usual democratist presstitutes to cry foul in the coming days. Not because the Venezuelan elections were unfair – though they will doubtless be claimed to be so by the organs of imperialist propaganda like the WSJ – but because their real wish is to dissolve the Venezuelan people and elect another.
PS. Must-read: Why the US demonises Venezuela’s democracy by Mark Weisbrot.