Dave DeCamp discusses a brand new MIT study into the Bolivian presidential election of November 2019 that resulted in the ouster of Evo Morales over claims of election fraud. The new study finds no such evidence, claiming that all the supposed red flags were perfectly consistent with what should be expected from the country’s elections. It’s true that Morales was defying the term limits outlined in the Bolivian constitution, but a court had ruled before the election that his bid was legitimate, and the MIT study purports to show that he won a majority in a fair democratic election. Of course this isn’t good enough for the U.S. government, who will use the thinnest pretext to support regime change in a country that won’t go along with its agenda. Morales is currently in exile in Argentina, and it isn’t clear if he will ever be able to return to Bolivia. Scott and DeCamp also talk briefly about the latest in the OPCW Douma cover-up saga.
Discussed on the show:
- “MIT Study Finds No Evidence of Fraud in Bolivian Election that Resulted in a Coup” (Centre for Research on Globalization)
- “Top Bolivian coup plotters trained by US military’s School of the Americas, served as attachés in FBI police programs” (The Grayzone)
- State Department Cables
- “11/29/19 Jeb Sprague on the Latest Latin American Deep State Coup” (The Libertarian Institute)
- “Exclusive: OPCW whistleblowers confront leadership’s attacks, cover-up of Douma deception” (The Grayzone)
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