Argentine leader Macri trounced in primary vote

Argentine leader Macri trounced in primary vote

Argentine voters rejected President Mauricio Macri’s austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday. This raises serious questions about his chances of re-election in October. A coalition backing opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez led by a wider-than-expected 14 percentage points with 47.1% of votes.

Timothy
Timothy
Hannibal
Hannibal 5 months

Is anyone shocked? In a democracy whoever promises the most free stuff will eventually win so long as they don't kill the private sector completely. Argentinians knew their government was spending like a drunken sailor but all that debt was buying them jobs and "free" stuff. They were once wealthier than France per capita.

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