Reports from Venezuela indicate that a possum infestation on the 9th floor of a Venezuelan hospital in Anzoátegui has resulted in the deaths of 17 newborns. Now it was funny, if nasty, that a nation that has vast pulpwood forests cannot provide itself sufficient toilet paper. This, however, is something that should persuade even the most ardent Chavezistas of the truth of Reagan's adage; if you brought socialism to the Sahara, they'd soon have a shortage of sand.
End socialism; it's for the children. Literally.
Update: reports indicate that Venezuela is also running short of food. Again, impressive (or more accurately, depressive) that a nation so rich in natural resources to lack something so basic. But that said, Ukraine was the breadbasket of Europe until Lenin and Stalin got a hold of it. Lesson learned: socialism kills.
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