Cronyism and a culture of corruption don't care about your ideologies.
It is easy to shit on socialism or communism or any other -ism but if your country/nation/whatever is not mature enough for such then you are shit out of luck.
Just look at all the fascist and semifascist regimes that toot their capitalism horn and are more or less cronyism ridden torture holes.
The Official U.S. Senate website of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
This is the guy that would have won the DNC primaries without corruption. He supports Chavez, read the bottom.