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Friday, December 14, 2007

Nothing Says "Eat the Rich" Like Wearing Gucci

I'm increasingly hostile towards upper middle class, or outright rich, leftists who buy $5,000 sofas to put in their expensive houses while at the same time advocating tax increases to help the poor. How about instead of paying $1,200 for a stupid painting to put on your wall you give that money to the local homeless shelter and leave my paycheck alone? Or sell that $500 cellphone and send the money to Ethiopia. This guy, however, really, really pisses me off.
Venezuelan Interior Minister Pedro Carreno was momentarily at a loss for words when a journalist interrupted his speech and asked if it was not contradictory to criticize capitalism while wearing Gucci shoes and a tie made by Parisian luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton.

"I don't, uh ... I ... of course," stammered Carreno on Tuesday before regaining his composure. "It's not contradictory because I would like Venezuela to produce all this so I could buy stuff produced here instead of 95 percent of what we consume being imported."

The video clip (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDsdXkY4UlE) had been viewed more than 15,000 times on Thursday, a day after it was posted on the YouTube Web site.

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