El Juego De Ender?


Among his manifold qualities, Hugo Chavez is apparently an Orson Scott Card fan. He thinks America is developing video games that will train its young people for a Venezuelan land invasion.

Chavez supporters in Venezuela's National Assembly suspect the makers of "Mercenaries 2: World in Flames" are doing Washington's bidding by drumming up support among Americans for an eventual move to overthrow Chavez.

"I think the U.S. government knows how to prepare campaigns of psychological terror so they can make things happen later," Congressman Ismael Garcia said, citing the video game developed by Los Angeles-based Pandemic Studios.

Julian Sanchez tackled Chavez's brand of governance back in 2005; I discussed Latin America's leftist rulers earlier this year.