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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Monday, August 21, 2006

Mexico Bracing for Social Unrest

Los Angeles Times: Tanks are deployed as the nation awaits a ruling on who won the July 2 presidential vote.

By Héctor Tobar, Times Staff Writer


MEXICO CITY — "A line of armored vehicles awaits outside Mexico's Congress building. Most are brand-new and have never seen action. But many Mexicans wonder whether their menacing presence is a harbinger of this divided country's future.

Federal authorities deployed the tanks to prevent supporters of leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador from shutting down Mexico's legislature in a bid to pressure the Federal Electoral Tribunal to order a full recount of all 41 million votes in the disputed July 2 presidential election." Read more...

2 Comments:

  • All that is really needed is for that giant of statsmenship, Jimmy carter, to declare the election fair.

    By Anonymous Anotmo, at 9:28 AM  

  • Yes. I am sure that would be the final solution to the 'problem'.

    However, would Jimmah' Cawta' do it?

    Afterall, the 'wrong' man won.

    By Blogger HeavyHanded, at 9:52 AM  

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