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Tue Aug 4, 2020, 02:26 PM

We're not the only ones with a SHITLER, Mexico's got a live one (Lopez Obrador), too

When this fellow first ran for president three or more cycles ago, the rap on him was that he was “messianic” – really, a christ-wannabe – otherwise maligned as “populist/socialist/communist” by those who considered those as maligning labels. Then after the Business types (Vicente FOX, CALDERON) and the throwback to the corrupt PRI (Pena Nieto might be getting arrested now), this AMLO re-surfaced with a makeover (he had “learned” and “changed” and grown out of his ideations).

So the news clip I saw (not found here), showed him preaching that the solution and cure for COVID is “being good, not stealing” (and a couple of other virtues, leaving out "not killing".

Both ends of the spectrum are grotesque – SHITLER who doesn’t bother with namby-pamby “aspirations” and AMLO who does, both of them killing their people.

Mexico’s president has given up in the fight against the coronavirus

On June 13, as Mexico surpassed 17,000 pandemic-related deaths and the country’s novel coronavirus contagion curve showed no signs of turning downward, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador released a video with what he called “a decalogue to emerge from coronavirus and face the new reality.” The video, recorded in one of the grand hallways inside the National Palace, showed López Obrador at his most vacuous. There were no mention of serious public policies or new health measures to contain the pandemic, much less any announcement of urgent economic assistance. Instead, López Obrador offered a litany of banalities.

In the video, the president suggested Mexicans should try “to be happy” and remain “optimistic.” They must “reject selfishness” and “consumerism.” They should go out, “be free” and “enjoy the sky, the sun and fresh air.” López Obrador also recommended eating beans and corn (“that blessed plant”) and tells citizens to consider raising chickens in their backyards, a custom he laments has been lost to modernity. Finally, he says, people should look for an ideal, “a utopia.”

“We will only be happy if we are good,” he preaches, pausing on every word. ....

... He irresponsibly downplayed the risks of the pandemic, much like others with similar populist dispositions. He also ignored the most basic social distancing and hygiene norms. In true Trumpian fashion, he still refuses to wear a face mask, even when others around him comply (Hugo López-Gatell, Mexico’s coronavirus tsar, has inexplicably also refused to endorse masks as mandatory). López Obrador dismissed his own health experts’ quarantine timeline to embark in a series of unnecessary public appearances. Perhaps under the messianic impression that he could end a pandemic by decree, he has repeatedly announced the end of the threat, even when Mexico’s caseload kept climbing.

On Sunday, in a different video, he once again insisted the country had overcome the pandemic. “I think the worst is over,” he said, even when data suggests otherwise. López Obrador seemed impervious to the dangers facing the country. People, he said, should exercise their freedom and get on with their lives. “Now that we know how to take care of ourselves, we are able to go out on to the streets and safely carry on with our activities,” he said. “But now it’s up to us. We don’t need the authorities to issue recommendations.” ....


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Laelth Aug 4 #1

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Tue Aug 4, 2020, 05:07 PM

1. Tragic. k&r for visibility. n/t


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