Um, that's because ... there wasn't one!

Whopper of the day: "The Fourth Republic (Translation: the governments prior to Chavez) did not carry out the necessary investments to solve the country’s electricity crisis." 

Vice-President Elías Jaua at the National Assembly today.

Whatever happened to El Niño being the cause of the crisis? 

Update: Boludo Tejano, in the comments section, FTW: "Similarly, Abraham Lincoln did nothing to deal with the Great Depression. Thomas Jefferson did not prepare the US for World War II. Truman, for all his campaign talk about the "do-nothing Congress" in 1948, did nothing to deal with the 2008 financial crash. Do-nothing Presidents."