File Under: Caiga quien caiga, hasta las últimas consecuencias

Después dicen que el gobierno no es eficiente. A scant 36 hours after the Amuay disaster, and just 24 hours after he had promised an “exhaustive investigation” President Chávez has already ruled out both maintenance issues and the possibility of a pre-existing gas leak as possible reasons for the blast. Personally!

The range of politically acceptable outcomes to any investigation has already been dramatically narrowed…and they haven’t even put out the fires yet!