A delegation from the Chicago Teachers Union recently returned from Venezuela with some high praise for the socialist government:

More from the Chicago Tribune:

The four travelers, who crowdfunded the July trip under the banner of the CTU, met with Venezuelan government officials and educators, visited a commune and were featured in local media.

They wrote online about wanting to connect with Venezuelan teachers, students and unionists, criticized U.S. economic sanctions against the South American nation and wrote admiringly of its socialism, its communes and high literacy rates.

John Stossel had heard enough:

Nailed it!

Weird, right?

The Chicago Teachers Union distanced themselves from the group, but they did retweet some of their comments about Venezuela, the Tribune reported.