Did you know that?
"You cannot let your guard down. Those who stayed behind sent me with that message. We have to continue working. A thousand thanks!" Gonzalez added, apparently referring to the estimated 700 other kidnap victims held by rebels in her country. They include Rojas' presidential running mate, Ingrid Betancourt, and three Pentagon civilian contractors.
They are probably CIA or could be Blackwater mercenaries. Whoever they are, isn't it kinda funny not to hear about this 'hostage crisis' on the news at all? Americans held against their will - 'Pentagon contractors', even. I guess Bush is gonna let them rot.
And isn't it odd that Chavez's dipomatic coup isn't being celebrated on the headline news? No - it's not - not if you know what the Propaganda Model is.