He's already sent the national army to occupy and loot electronics stores across Venezuela "for the good of the nation." Now, President Nicolas Maduro is taking his socialist agenda to the next level:
"We will guarantee everyone has a plasma television." Nicolas Maduro, leader of Venezuela. pic.twitter.com/20YG4olXSS— M. Caruso-Cabrera (@MCaruso_Cabrera) November 15, 2013
The Economist has more:
Mr Maduro looks increasingly out of his depth. “If I’m bringing down the price of appliances by 1,000%, that has to have an impact on November’s inflation figure, right?” he asked during a state-television broadcast at the weekend. “Or not?” The camera panned to government ministers, none of whom moved a muscle.