Now that chavista Health Minister Eugenia Sader has shown the nation that sewing your lips, bleeding on the flag, going without food for 38 days, and crucifying yourself can land you a pay raise of upwards of 150%, the question we ask ourselves is: who is next?
What grotesque spectacle will result from the government’s next collective bargaining negotiation? Cops playing Russian Roulette? Cement workers swallowing nails? Electricity workers walking on hot coals? Court employees swimming with sharks?
The nation has a fiscal deficit even with oil at sky high levels, and the government spends like a drunken sailor. Perhaps the taxpayers should sew their mouths until the government shows some fiscal restraint.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.