Obrador Urges Resistance in Mexican Election - you lost buddy
Unlike Al Gore, who actually had a few thousand more
votes than Bush, and where the election count between
the two men was almost equal, and where thankfully,
we have an electoral college so California doesn't call
all our elections from now on....Obrador at best, at most,
has 1/3 of the entire national vote. Not 40 or 50%, not
a tally close to a majority at all.
Fact is that Calderon and the other party candidates
have 2/3's of the vote total.
Calderon has won the election.
Close as it was, he won.
Obrador was the clear favorite to win, until he skipped
two national Presidential debates.
Picture that, the leading candidate skips the big
national televised debates.
It killed him at the polls. A solid lead evaporated.
Calderon started to look better to the voters on tv.
Obrador started to get riled with questions. His positions
were dissected more. Calderon hit him hard on issues
and on tv. The guy blew his own election.
Now, he's lost.
He's whining a lot.
The video Obrador came up w/to show how illegal and
bad the system was, only showed the opposite, and he
was essentially duped with the video claim.
His other claims are falling into similar disrepair.
The Court will probably go w/Calderon, as there is
nothing to show widespread or even intentional
voting fraud. Not even Jimmuh Carter has come out
against Calderon (yet, give him time).
For all of his hopes of massive unrest, he's got good
numbers so far, it's not overwhelming. They had the
same types of crowds for the World Cup video showings,
and the last religious holiday in Mexico City.
Without at least 50% of the national vote, the election
is not likely to go his way.
But, that's not what he wants anyway. At this point, he
wants to just set up Calderon for failure, and 6 years of
hell. He wants to put himself ahead of the country, which
sounds familiar really. Just put out some mantras and
slogans, and get people upset. Your 1/3 of the people.
But, watch for tv coverage of mass rallies in Mexico about
the election. Cute signs about fraud and criminal activity
in the election. Obrador setting himself up as President
w/i Mexico, alongside Calderon. He wants a ballot recount,
when they actually already did that. Give him one, he'll
want another. They'll keep counting the ballots (legal
and illegal, legible and illegible) until they get the vote
total they want! Like the old days in Chicago!