Fleeing a Socialist Paradise

Mary Katharine Ham
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Posted: Jan 30, 2007 10:01 AM

Via Real Clear Politics, your Stat of the Day:

Number of Venezuelans seeking asylum in the United States in 1997, the year before Hugo Chavez came to power? 9

Number of Venezuelans seeking asylum in the United States in 2004 and 2005? More than 2,000.