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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-11 10:35 AM
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29. the corruption in those countries runs rampant
leftist leaders or not.

I don't think you could begin to tolerate the corruption of political systems in the major Latin American nations. I think you see 'leftist leader' and believe it means some sort of ideal of purity and righteousness that transcends all of the corruption that surrounds it. Apply the same standards that you would to this Democratic administration to the governments of any Latin American nations and you will see that it makes no sense at all to compare the moral state of our democracy and our political system to theirs -- much less to celebrate any of them above our own.
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