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Possibly lost in translation, and he possibly means road blocks and other riskier forms of civil disobedience.

Days ago, Reuters wrote about and quoted AMLO:

Despite strong rhetoric about a "dirty war" against him, Lopez Obrador has kept protest rallies by his backers peaceful. This week, supporters protested in the lobby of an upscale hotel and lit hundreds of candles in the Zocalo square.

The leftist plans to announce a civil resistance campaign at a rally in central Mexico City on Sunday as the next step in pushing for a vote-by-vote recount.

"We are not going to sit here with our arms folded," he said in an advance copy of the interview made available to Reuters.

Asked whether civil disobedience could include blocking roads and taking over Mexico's international airports or highways, Lopez Obrador said: "Everything that could mean civil resistance. Everything that could mean defending the vote, defending democracy. The limit is nonviolence."

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Jul 31st, 2006 at 08:02:29 AM EST
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