Sunday, September 22, 2013

Wiping Out Chavismo?

There are so many things to like about this story.

We think sometimes about the face of socialism, but it turns out the problem is cleaning the other end.  How can you have a toilet paper shortage?  And, if you DO have a toilet paper shortage, how can you believe that nationalization of the toilet paper factory is going to make things BETTER?  Excerpt:

The Venezuelan government has taken over a toilet paper factory to avoid any scarcity of the product. 

The National Guard has taken control of the plant, and officers will monitor production and distribution. Earlier this year officials ordered millions of toilet rolls to be imported to counter a chronic shortage. 

Last week President Nicolas Maduro created a special committee to tackle the problem, which the government blames on unscrupulous traders. The government ordered the temporary occupation of the Manpa plant in the northern state of Aragua, state-run Radio AVN reported. In a tweet on Thursday, Venezuela's Vice President, Jorge Arreaza, said authorities would "not permit hoarding of essential commodities, or any faults in the production and distribution process." 

Nod to Tommy the Tenured Brit

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