Wild Ass Rumor of the Day: Hugo Chavez to Buy Saab and Volvo?

Robert Farago
by Robert Farago
wild ass rumor of the day hugo chavez to buy saab and volvo

Yes, a WAR so absurd it gets its very own question mark. And yet there it is, lingering on the spanish language pages of peru.com. Stingray has kindly offered a computerized translation (with all the humor that implies) of this astonishing, you might even say scarcely credible revelation. “As a result of the global economic crisis, the major U.S. automotive companies: General Motors, Ford and Cryssler also entered into financial trouble. Ford and General Motors are several years owners of the Swedish ías Comp + “Volvo” and “Sabb” respectively. In the package of lifeguards big American companies such as settlement is the sale of the Swedish automotive factories in question. This decision by the two American giants had total chaos in these two automobile companies in Sweden. Such companies are already on sale and what’s curious is that nobody is presented as a possible buyer, no producers, investors in the industrialized world want to invest in cars because they too are in crisis.

“This situation creates a safety valve that must be seized by the Third World country, which is to buy this car two factories, and in this way in one fell swoop-the-Third World country would buy your ticket for entry to the industrialized world, going Third World country to country producer of high-tech automobiles.

“A possible Third World country that would have given financial / historical purchase these factories would be none other than Venezuela, in front with its current chairman, sr. Hugo Chávez, who could take this option if it does not follow misappropriating billions of petrodollars for his country in publicity campaigns of his personality cult, which never lead them to their goal, because South American leader never will be, for it would have to first make an armed Marxist revolution, which made her friend Fides Castro in Cuba and its outmoded.

“But to buy these two automotive factories, more than secure Mr. Chavez go down in history as the only president who succeeds to introduce a Third World country in the industrialized world. In other words, a revolution with Dollars.”

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  • Troonbop Troonbop on Dec 15, 2008

    "in it's fan base" Improper use of the apostrophe always causes cognitive dissonance for me.

  • Jems86 Jems86 on Dec 15, 2008

    If you read the article carefully you can see that it is part of a series called "el cyberperiodista" (more or less the cyberjournalist). If you click on the link that says "¿Qué es el cyberperiodista?" (what is the cyberjournalist?) you can see it clearly says "Es el espacio de periodismo ciudadano creado por Peru.com donde nuestros usuarios pueden publicar su información y noticias en los siguientes formatos: texto, fotografía, vídeo y audio." (Is the citizen journalism space created by peru.com were our users can publish their information and news in these formats: text, pictures, video and audio) As you can see this is not even a wild ass rumor of the day; it is just pure BS created by a peruvian guy (not a real journalist).

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