The money quote:
Tonight I was very briefly watching Buenas Noches in Globovision, another example of shitty choice between utter idiocy and utter evil at VTV. I watched it because as I was surfing I got there just as they started talking of Peru’s election. Kiko, in his unreconstructed superficial leftism said he was going to go for Humala while his side kick Carla Angola refused to take an outright stand, indicating as such that she was going to Keiko. And thus was there the trap set by the left, that you could not possibly consider Keiko over Ollanta, because, you know, she is the daughter of a dictator… You laugh? Even Quico fell for that one, goign [sic] as far as confusing a banal campaign clip as the dark designs of Keiko Fujimori. It is fitting that this 11 of April I learned more about how come Chavez became president than I had learned in a long time. See, Kiko Bautista was an open supporter of Chavez in 1998 while I was already telling to whomever cared to listen to me that Chavez was hell upon us. And Quico Toro is a well known comeflor seen as stepping on his own toes occasionally.
He also bravely throws some love toward Keiko Fujimori’s father:
Her other argument is to redeem her father’s terms in office. And that is something that should be done. This is not a matter of forgiving him of all the people he had shot, and all the Montesinos he sponsored. But the fact of the matter is that Fujimori picked up a collapsed Peru and 10 years after gave to Toledo a stabilized country. Toledo and Garcia would have never had the successes they claim if they had not received a working country, a luxury that Fujimori did not have.
It’s worth a read.
#20 … and Peru continues to give us grist for the mill.