Thursday, August 18, 2011
Cinderella could be a chavista if she wanted to
La Patilla brings the latest rage in capitalo-revolutionary shoes. With even models in red for when you march in the streets to support your beloved leader's fight against capitalism and consumerism. Start at a very popular price for "el pueblo" of a mere 67.50 USD. I suppose it is for El Pueblo in Marin County malls.... (Hat tip Caro).
Posted by Daniel at 9:23 PM
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And Chavez's shoes are sold at a premium! Compare prices here:ReplyDelete
Hahaha! Included in the zazzle selection of "hugo chavez shoes" are these http://www.zazzle.com/i_love_venezuela_shoes-167460156540821406 and these http://www.zazzle.com/venezuela_flag_shoes-167437722953791318ReplyDelete
Count the stars... :D
Plus, when I clicked on the shoe shown in the picture on the post, it suggested "other products you might like" such as this t-shirt http://www.zazzle.com/venezuela_flag_shoes-167437722953791318
Un coup de pied au cul oui!ReplyDelete
$67.50 USD for this pair of shoes?Are you kidding me? What a rip-off.ReplyDelete
It is definitely a CAPITALIST company.:)
Please let us hope that Chavez's image does not truly become iconic like Che's and we have to see it on banners and T-shirts for another 50 years.ReplyDelete
Roy, I think that's exactly it. They are pushing hard to create a symbol, no doubt.ReplyDelete
I thought that when I saw his action figure some time ago, now these things.
I wonder, who buys these "esperpentos" online and for so much money???
One needs a Thai attitude in this situation. Thai people consider the foot to be the dirtiest and lowliest part of the body, and the head the most respected and highest part of the body. So with that attitude Chavez is in his right place.ReplyDelete
Charly - my husband's comment: "It would be good to wear while you are stepping in dog shit!!!ReplyDelete
There you go.
Soon, her slippers will be gold plated thanks to the "shrinkage" on the gold that Hugo is bringing home.ReplyDelete
Have Chavez image on kid diapers.ReplyDelete
If we attend a press conference by Chavez, do we get to throw those shoes at him?ReplyDelete
1979 Boat People:ReplyDelete
$67.50 USD for this pair of shoes?Are you kidding me? What a rip-off..
There is a lot of kick-back money in those shoes. Someone is paying $67.50 for a bunch of sneakers that cost <$10 to manufacture so that some Chavista can wear Guccis.
And let's have a thought for the indentured labor that stitched these shoes in the communists paradises of china or vietnam.ReplyDelete
Daniel,communists paradises of china or vietnam??? This is the wild wild capitalist West (and indeed West of the USA, it is only the Far East in European eyes)ReplyDelete
Chavez, Every Step of the WayReplyDelete
They cost about 1.50 to make.ReplyDelete
Every marimacho chavista has
probably already bought one...
irony is my middle name....
welcome Fausta's readers!ReplyDelete
The capitalist that made these communist shoes did not count the stars properly.ReplyDelete
Good one Glenn! That's hilarious! I like your too Firepigette. HeheReplyDelete
Theo whole thing is just plain cheesy..
1979BP, perhaps one could say Chavez has already left his mark of nearly every kid diaper world-wide...ReplyDelete
Glenn, the one you see in the picture has 8 stars, you just can't see them all from that angle. Follow the link and check the top and front views. (I made the same observation, and checked it out to be sure.) Other Venezuela models have seven...and no Hugo. True capitalists are happy to play both sides of the aisle.
Every American citizen that buys these shoes also voted for Obama. Every single one.ReplyDelete