As we told you yesterday, a pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico’s Campeche Sound ruptured, causing a massive fire on the surface.

Self-described socialist Laura Pidcock, who was a British MP in the Labour Party, used that news to take a swipe at capitalism:

That’s closing in on 2,000 retweets. Oh, first of all, let’s get the first part out of the way:

The number of people defending her tweet in the replies is truly amazing. Meanwhile, back in reality:

Right? Oh wait, maybe there were some…

They never give up on the socialist dream, no matter how many disastrous examples are smoldering in the ash heap of history.