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Spot what’s missing in an NPR opinion piece about Venezuela’s morgues

If you have a strong stomach, you may find interesting an opinion piece in NPR entitled “His Dad Died in a Venezuelan Hospital. What He Saw in the Morgue Still Haunts Him.”  The author, Gustavo Ocando Alex, is identified as a “freelance writer in Venezuela.”  His article is about what he saw after his father died and he accompanied his father’s body to the morgue.

I will not quote here what Alex saw in that morgue.  For those who enjoy graveyard horror movies, think back to the creepiest special effects, and then imagine that those effects are real and come complete with the full panoply of odors surrounding the recently dead in a hot country.  One can only feel the deepest sympathy for Alex and others like him trapped in that socialist hellhole.

And did I just say “socialist”?  Why, yes, I did.  As every honest economic chart shows, after Venezuela went full socialist under Hugo Chávez, with his successor Nicolás Maduro doubling down on that political ideology, the country’s economy cratered:

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