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Mexico's Great Gamble: 'Trump Plays Poker, but Lopez Obrador Plays Chess'

December 01, 2018

It has been the strangest of courtships, between the ultimate unlikely couple.

On one side sits Donald Trump, the bombastic and erratic “America First” nationalist who seized the White House from the gilded realm of Trump Tower.

On the other Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a veteran Left-winger who started his political career sleeping on the floor of mud huts in impoverished rural Mexico, before rising to challenge big oil companies and fight for a global compact of social justice.(...)

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