The Peruvian Debacle

I spent most of last night in a state of catatonic shock at what happened in Peru. Just slowly rocking back and forward in my chair muttering “no, no, no, no puede ser…”

That Humala sends a cold shiver of dread down my spine will not surprise my readers. The amazing thing is that he’s going to the second round against a candidate that – to a simply shocking degree – is running on a “let’s go back to right-wing dictatorship!” platform behind the very thin veil of that smiling chirpy voice of hers.

Seriously, watch her campaign positioning: it’s one right-wing authoritarian shibboleth after another:

It’s…it’s…oh God I’m rocking again…

Has any nation in the history of democracy demonstrated worse electoral judgment? It’s simply staggering…

Post #2: Post Electoral Shock Disorder…

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