Monthly Archives: February 2017

2018

Luis Rubio The year 2018 came early thanks to Peña and Trump, resulting in a lethal combination for the expectations, fears, spirits and, above all, the future, because it appears to pave the way, in inexorable fashion, for the presidency of López Obrador. This apparent causality is seen reflected in the surveys, those that the […]

Worse… Impossible?

Luis Rubio The deterioration is slow but certain. Difficulties pile up and expectations worsen. The image of the government is systematically impoverished, without anyone being able to turn it around. The political parties and the pre-candidates exploit every chance to kick a man when he’s down, unconcerned about the implications of their actions, whether it […]

Populism

Luis Rubio It sounds simple: elect me and I’ll fix it all: in the words of Trump, “I alone can fix it.” The so-called Populist seduces for the simple reason that he purposefully distorts the key intuitive element of democracy: that “the people” can govern themselves. The Populist peddles the notion, clearly illusory, that he […]

Fanning the Flames

                                                                                                              Luis Rubio There are three precepts that no government can ignore: first, there is no alternative but to deal with the person who is the President of the United States of America. We can like it or not, but the […]