If you didn't think Hugo Chavez was a menace to the world before, this will surely change your mind:
The Venezuelan government has ordered all McDonald's restaurants in the country closed for 48 hours for what it calls irregularities in the fast-food chain's financial books.
The order stands for Thursday through Saturday, affecting all 115 McDonald's restaurants nationwide, the state-run Bolivarian News Agency reported.
No Big Macs for 48 hours. How much more brutal can it get?