Venezuela, benefiting from $100/barrel oil and on the edge of the greatest growth of pulp-wood known to man, finds itself needing to special order fifty million rolls of toilet paper, as well as foods that also could grow quite well in that tropical paradise.
It brings to mind Reagan's quip that if you brought socialism to the Sahara, pretty soon they'd have a shortage of sand. And so, courtesy of the late Hugo Chavez and his minions, Venezuelans are learning this truth the hard way.
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