Article from the Daily Wire by Amanda Prestigiacomo.

As the American Left openly embraces socialism, Venezuelans are literally slaughtering zoo animals in a desperate attempt to fend off starvation.

Vermont Senator and open “Democratic Socialist” (read: socialist) Bernie Sanders has steered clear from this damning reality, dodging questions about the hellscape that is currently Venezuela — excluding those who are in power, of course.

But Sanders is in luck! There’s a new talking point to add to his incoherent economic babble: the highly effective socialism diet. While many of those considered poor here in evil capitalistic America are fatter than feminist Lindy West, socialism in Venezuela has caused the average citizen to lose about 24 pounds, according to an annual academic survey released Wednesday.

The survey tragically revealed that 60% of those questioned claimed they had woken up hungry and without money to buy food during the last three months, and about one in four Venezuelans were found to eat two or less meals a day, notes Reuters.

Read the entire article at the Daily Wire.

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