Good News, Everyone!

Venezuela hosts one of the world’s largest gold mines, and we know it’s going to be developed now because the concession is in the capable hands of:

That’s right, folks: ninth time’s a charm!

We haven’t been screwing this one up since the Leoni administration, we’ve just spent 47 years discovering eight different ways of exploiting Las Cristinas that won’t work.

Never mind all that. PDVSA’s the ticket. Nobody knows gold mining like PDVSA!

My only concern is that it could distract them from core competencies like making sneakers and letting food rot.

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