Tuesday, August 29, 2017

the basket case

How do you take a once-proud country with one of the largest oil reserves in the world and plunge it into the shitter?

As one Venezuelan noted, though, the problem is as much with the people as it is with the dysfunctional leaders. Even if Maduro is somehow overthrown, the person taking his place will likely be just as bad, and the cycle of "shoot ourselves in the foot while blaming the capitalist pigs" will continue.