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Cordoba: land free of Kirchnerites or the province that despises the rest of Argentina

Thursday, December 3rd 2015 - 08:29 UTC
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“Don't vacation in Cordoba because that province despises the rest of Argentina” reads a slogan massively launched by Kirchner followers in retaliation for the overwhelming support of that province to president-elect Mauricio Macri, 71% to 28% for Daniel Scioli, Cristina Fernandez handpicked presidential candidate. Read full article

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  • NFLD

    Can someone help me out here? Looks like an island of sanity in a sea of fools.

    I might actually consider visiting again. I always thought Rosario was maybe halfway to sanity (but then you bypass it and the worm-turns at Mendoza again).

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 08:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @1 I have visited the province of Cordoba on a number of occasion and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. Cordoba is a university city and quite handsome. But, for me, the rural areas are just spectacular. If you go try to stay on some of the estancias as they are beautiful places to relax and explore from.

    Regarding the article, it is true that there is a strong resentment by the people of Cordoba towards the Porteños. I certainly never experienced any antipathy towards the rest of Argentina. But, here is the thing, no matter which province you visit around Argentina they all despise the Porteños. They blame them for all the ills of Argentina.

    This campaign is pathetic by the Kirchnerites and will further alienate middle-ground voters. Keep at it and they will never be reelected.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 09:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tHroUGH_THE_lOOKING_GlASS

    No one in Mendoza despises Buenos Areans. Many transplants from there live in Mendoza and like the city.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 10:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SebaSvtz

    I live in Cordoba, and I am so happy we will have no kirchner-fans this summer !

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 11:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    “Don't travel to Cordoba”.

    Because CFK doesn't own hotels there?

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 11:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    In this country BsAs is the centre of the known universe. The rest of the country is left in the dark. If you need a part for your car or anything else, it has to be ordered from BsAs....no stock is every kept in the provinces. Wonder why? I would recommend you not travel to Santa Cruz...home of cfk and her power-crazed minions.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 12:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @3 So you admit you are TTT! Hahaha!

    You don't have any friends and you isolate yourself - you have told us all this. How could you possibly speak for the whole of the Mendoza province.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 12:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tHroUGH_THE_lOOKING_GlASS

    What? I just mentioned Mendoza, since it was another province that tilted rather heavily for Macri at 57% to 43%. I could hardly use San Juan as an example since it was won by Scioli.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 01:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Cordoba:

    A future independent country perhaps..

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 01:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    ElaineB, I think Nostril is the spokesperson for MacDonalds burger flippers. His condition seems to be worsening.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 01:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tHroUGH_THE_lOOKING_GlASS

    @9

    I think you will find that there are no Scotland's in Argentina.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 02:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @11
    Christ you are intelligent for an Argie, there is no Argentinas in Scotland or is there?

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 03:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    @11 On the other hand I believe that there are indeed a few Rwandas and Somalias in Argentina, judging by the demonstrated incompetence in economic management and degree of crime.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 03:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    The slogan means one thing : Cordoba is worthwhile visiting.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 04:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    This makes on wonder if in the next election cycles there might be some hope for other provinces to see the light and rid themselves of the pestilence of Peronismo and the crap that is Kirchnerismo. Maybe even rid the countryside of those places that have been so inappropriately re-named for Néstor.

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 06:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zaphod102

    @3 ...ASS the size of a planet

    ..and now your ASS is obscuring half of Mendoza!

    1st. Argentina.
    2nd. Buenos Aires University Law School
    3rd. Mendoza
    4th. Something heavy (@8)

    What is happening here? Is it deflating and expanding like some sort of balloon?

    Now I want to visit Cordoba, btw. Beautiful countryside, a majority of friendly intelligent people with a good sense of humour, asado, Malbec... What's not to like?

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 07:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Demantoid Garnet

    Sometimes the news is so bizarre, so CRAZY that you're not sure if you can believe it.

    THIS is so funny, you can't make this kind of stuff up. :)

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 10:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @17
    Ah, only in Argentina they can believe this sort of crap

    Dec 03rd, 2015 - 10:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tHroUGH_THE_lOOKING_GlASS

    Don't the British believe their Royals come from some spaceship or god chariot that left behind some rock which is still used at crowning ceremonies?

    I'd call that a bit out there.

    Dec 04th, 2015 - 04:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    19

    That might be the only way you are capable of understanding it

    Dec 04th, 2015 - 04:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • zathras

    19 tHroUGH_THE_lOOKING_GlASS (#)

    So very wrong...

    The British believe the World Series winning Royals,
    come from Kansas City, Missouri.

    The Royal Family however currently named Windsor, previously Saxe-Coburg-Gotha are of German Decent with Philip “the Greek” related to the Russian Royal Family.

    Dec 04th, 2015 - 10:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Don't the British believe their Royals come from some spaceship or god chariot

    Did not you argies think CFK was a goddess in drag...

    Dec 04th, 2015 - 01:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    It's all rottingroadkill just like it's all latam and the best of the continent is only marginally better than the worst of it.

    Dec 04th, 2015 - 04:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    Standard Troll distraction technique- If Troll is in a losing argument, make fun of the Royal Family.

    Ok, back on topic:

    The K's have no problem blatantly trying to smear a Province of their own people, in order to cause civil unrest and hurt them financially.

    Likewise, they have no qualms about hurting the people and economy of Argentina to stoke back at the party that succeeded them.

    Criminally selfish childish and vindictive.

    At least the adults are back home to break up the party, send the destructive guests home, and send the teenagers to their rooms. Punishment to be decided later.

    Dec 04th, 2015 - 06:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Agreed

    Dec 04th, 2015 - 08:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Earthfarmer

    I really enjoyed my visit to Cordoba. It is a must-see province on your trip to Argentina.

    Dec 05th, 2015 - 02:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vero's_guy

    I like Cordoba, in fact I like it so much I am going to live there. Actually that isn't true, I am going to live their because that is where my girlfriend lives!
    What is important is to remember that CFK is despised by many Argentinians, throughout the country and not just in Cordoba Province.
    Hopefully the presidency of Snr Macri will be one in which the bitter politics of class division can be laid to rest, where the crazy interventionist economic policies can be replaced with liberal, free market ones-necessary in the 21st century-and not least, proper and constructive dialogue over the Islands take place between both nations.

    Dec 05th, 2015 - 05:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Don Alberto

    I was in Mendoza, where “only” 66.8 percent voted for Macri.

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 09:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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