When you’re a small democracy in Central America, being international news for six long months is oftentimes not a good thing.
And it usually ends badly.
Not this time.
Honduras ended months of political turmoil as it swore in a new president Wednesday, turning the page on a thwarted quest by ousted leader Manuel Zelaya to be restored to power after a coup that drew international condemnation.
Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez put in his place — outside of the politics of a sovereign Honduras? — Check!
Democracy restored as the people of Honduras reject socialism and tyranny? — Check!
Former president and would-be tyrant, Roberto Zelaya given a one-way ticket to the Dominican Republic to think about the death of his legacy? — Check!
A good example of how the rule of law can withstand the temptation of Leftist, tyrannical politics in Latin America and elsewhere? — Check!
Honduran Supreme Court declared the generals involved in the apprehension of Roberto Zelaya not guilty? — Check!
Another example of President Obama being on the wrong side of history? — Check!
As of today, the tally in this contest is:
Hopefully the score holds.