They were depressed, since nobody brought any cake.
Aww, isn't that cute? Hugo Chávez's Venezuela is celebrating its 200th anniversary.
Which still makes it less than half as old as Virginia—Rule Brittania!
Anyway, if you peruse through photos of the festivities, it becomes readily apparent that only the choicest and most dissent-crushingest of dictators were invited. Which leads us to wonder what Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was doing amongst such company?