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Macri believes an anti-Kirchner front would have doomed his runoff chances

Wednesday, October 14th 2015 - 07:26 UTC
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Argentine presidential candidate Mauricio Macri who is running second in opinion polls, defended not having reached an agreement with the Renewal Front's Sergio Massa, (third in the polls) because otherwise incumbent Daniel Scioli would have reached 45% of vote intention which seals any chance of a runoff a month later. Read full article

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  • Enrique Massot

    Macri will go to any lengths to gain a few more votes. He cut a ribbon for a Peron sculpture, and seeing the polls still stubbornly refuse to move up, is now promising to better Kirchnerism with a pension for seniors, free medical care and free medicines.
    Too little, too late, Mauricio.

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 10:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Argentines will get what they vote for, May your God help you.
    They are all corrupt in LATAM.

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 11:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Quique will be happy for a Kirchnerite, even though he is completely clueless what is happening in Argentina from reality versus his googled virtual knowledge. Quique.......pedophiles are accepted in the Kirchner world......go home........grow some balls your feckless coward. Live in the land you think is so wonderfully managed.

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 12:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 2 golfcronie
    “Argentines will get what they vote for”

    If only that were the case. Can you really believe Scioli will lose, irrespective of the votes cast?

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 12:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    OOps there is me thinking that they would have a fair and transparent election, silly me, smacked wrist for being such a “ boludo ” What does it take to have fair elections? Perhaps an International body to see that it is transparent. The FALKLANDS had one when they voted to be a BOT.

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 02:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Optimus_Princeps

    @1 Why are you not buying your plane ticket to head down to Argentina? Seriously, go down there and see if it lives up to your expectations.

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 02:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    #6 He is stupid but not a complete moron. He is educated and knows better than to move back, besides the fact that is can't return.

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 07:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    Failing to understand what's going on in Argentina, the above posters show their disconcert with aimless rambling.
    They have given too much credit to Kirchner bashing inside and outside of the country, and believed the resulting picture was accurate.
    Of course, reality being what it is, people will simply vote for people they have known for the last 12 years and whose record they approve.
    And poor Malvinenses will be left wondering what the heck happened and why nobody ever listens to them!

    Oct 16th, 2015 - 06:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Like a true Argentine, get out and vote.....again and again and again. Until Hanibel Fernendez is sure the Commies have won.

    Only under Kirchner did Argentina slump form Latam's # 2 economy to #3....and soon to be #4.

    HOORAH....Way to fucking go!!!

    Now get out there and buy some votes!!!....

    .Empanada's, mate y cervasas para todos!!!

    Oct 16th, 2015 - 06:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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