FULLERTON, California – The first thing you notice about Mike Pence is his kindness. The former vice president entered the hotel room where we were about to film a TV interview by greeting all the camera crew members and producers.
THE COST OF PROMISING MUCH AND NOT DELIVERING
We are so used to hearing politicians make a thousand promises and not delivering later that it’s now normal to believe they do it because they are used to it, out of meanness or because they know that in the long run few people will remember what they promised.
THE DICTATOR WHO BELIEVES IN GOD
For dictator Daniel Ortega, responsible for hundreds of dead and brutal repression in Nicaragua, it’s never been difficult to talk about his religious faith.
GET THE ARMY OUT OF THE STREETS
The country is not hell.” The president of Mexico said that recently. But it is, for those who lived through a recent crime wave in Jalisco, Guanajuato, Chihuahua, Baja California, Veracruz and other states.
A FUTURE WITHOUT TRUMP
If the FBI search of Donald Trump’s Florida home in Mar-a-Lago did anything, it was to confirm what many feared: that he wants to announce his second run for the White House sometime soon.
THERE ARE NO GOOD DICTATORS
All dictators usually kill. They seldom do it themselves. They prefer others bear the stain of the blood.
THE FIESTA IS ON THE LEFT
The president of Mexico was happy. “Today we’ll listen to cumbia music,” said Andrés Manuel López Obrador, “because of the victory of Gustavo Petro” in Colombia’s presidential election. “I cannot hide it. I am very happy.”
THE DANGER OF CODDLING DICTATORS
It’s easy to define the right side of history. It’s always on the side of democracy, justice, freedom and the defense of human rights. To coddle dictators – like the ones in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua – is not part of it.
MURDERERS ARE NOT GOING TO THE PARTY
It’s happened to all of us. We’re invited to a party, and we want to bring along our friends. That’s what happened to Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
AMLO AND HIS DANGEROUS SYMPATHY FOR THE CUBAN DICTATORSHIP
Tell me your heroes, and I will tell you who you are.
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has never hidden his dangerous sympathy for the Cuban dictatorship.