If you want followers, lead

As a nation, we haven’t been setting the best example lately. Detentions, renditions, surveillance, harassment, invasions…

Anyone old enough to remember the Reagan era might recognize the banana republic leadership style we are currently experiencing here in the US as the “democracy” we exported to Latin America back the day.

It’s sure ringing a bell for Central Americans and South Americans, and US influence in the region is paying the price.

Bolivia’s Socialist presidential candidate, Evo Morales, who has promised to become Washington’s “nightmare,” said his victory was assured in Sunday’s elections after two independent exit polls showed him with an unexpectedly strong lead.

I find it very disheartening that the Anti-American ticket is surging in the polls in electoral races all over the world.

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