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Humans of New York Post From 8-Year-Old Venezuelan Boy

Amid Venezuela's Political Turmoil, This 8-Year-Old Boy Has a Solution

“I was born in Venezuela. I moved here two years ago. I want to be President of Venezuela to change things and make...

Posted by Humans of New York on Sunday, October 23, 2016

Just days before Venezuelan lawmakers announced plans to impeach President Nicolás Maduro, an 8-year-old boy from the South American country proposed his own earnest plan to help alleviate the ongoing turmoil.

In a Facebook post on Humans of New York, the little boy said he moved to New York from Venezuela two years ago. He then launched into a very sweet and impressively polished speech that detailed his political agenda. He said, "Did you know that sometimes in Venezuela people shoot each other on purpose? I will change that. Also there will be rules against pushing people or thinking bad thoughts about people."

After listing his other policies, he said, "I can't be president now because I'm only 8. But I did skip first grade." Based on this post alone, we can say he'd have our vote once he reaches 35 — so, in 27 years.

Read the full endearing post, above.

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