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The 87-Year-Old Critic Who Wants to Lead AMLO’s Party

September 09, 2020

MEXICO CITY – He has referred to his colleagues in President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's Morena party as "servile" and "bootlickers" He was caught on a hot mic in 2019 slamming their performance: “Fcking hell, what a way to legislate” (A loose translation) Now, at age 87, Porfirio Muñoz Ledo wants to be Morena’s next party chief – and drag López Obrador's "fourth transformation of Mexico" back to its progressive roots “I can't have political aspirations when I'm 90,” Muñoz Ledo told AQ in a recent interview “But I won't accept the party of the people becoming...

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