Pretty please, could our next radical left wing president be a little bit more like Pepe Mujica?

If Simón Romero’s profile doesn’t make you smile, you have no heart.

Polls show that his approval ratings have been declining, but “I don’t give a damn,” insisted Mr. Mujica, emphasizing that he considered re-election to consecutive terms, already prohibited by Uruguay’s Constitution, as “monarchic.” “If I worried about pollsters, I wouldn’t be president,” he said.

 

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