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Anti-Socialist Javier Milei Is Elected
President of Argentina

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 11/20/2023 1:17:08 AM

Anti-socialist Libertarian Party candidate Javier Milei has swept to victory in Argentina’s presidential election. Argentinians poured into the streets to celebrate the win. Populist Milei’s election opponent, Economy Minister Sergio Massa, conceded, saying, “The results are not what we expected.” If Milei breaks the typical political mold and lives up to his promises, this could be a positive thing for Argentina, which has been a socialist mess for years. No wonder Argentinians are celebrating in the streets. Western leftist media is freaking out, naturally, not only because Milei emphasizes the importance of the culture war and bashed leftism, but because he has peripherally made positive comments about Donald Trump.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dreadnought 11/20/2023 1:17:50 AM (No. 1601827)
It's the content of the subtitled X video that is one of the triggers of the "freakout."
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Reply 2 - Posted by: anniebc 11/20/2023 6:07:58 AM (No. 1601867)
It was such a huge victory the regular marxist conceded before they finished counting the votes. He knew there was no way they could steal. If Javier hates leftists, there's a good chance he'll be good for Argentina. He criticized both the left and the right; their parties seem similar to ours, both worthy of criticism to a high degree. Only time will tell; you can't trust any politicians these days.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rinktum 11/20/2023 6:53:43 AM (No. 1601880)
#2, I agree. Time will tell but for now, he appears to be the better choice.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: joew9 11/20/2023 7:22:44 AM (No. 1601889)
"Western leftist media" Is there any other kind? It's so sad that a century ago Argentina was number or 2 or 3 in the worlds economy. But the dreams of the socialists have turned it into 3rd world.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: rightdog 11/20/2023 7:34:37 AM (No. 1601897)
MAGA - Make Argentina Great Again
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hazymac 11/20/2023 8:36:59 AM (No. 1601926)
Not that it matters in international statecraft, but have you seen the new First Lady of Argentine, Fatima Florez? She's full grown!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Venturer 11/20/2023 8:44:22 AM (No. 1601932)
I hope he makes Argentina so great that all of those who came up here will move back.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/20/2023 8:53:13 AM (No. 1601941)
Wow. I knew what Milei was saying without the subtitles. Yep, he sounds legit. Yeah, let's see what he can do. Meanwhile, in Canada, the conservative candidate running for Prime Minister, Pierre Poilievre, has also mastered the art of drawing and quartering the news media pests - play the video. I liked his apple schtick. Let's hope that he can show Trudie the door. Maybe there is hope for the world after all. I wonder if Donald J Trump has set an example for the world to follow on how to defeat leftism.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 11/20/2023 9:30:02 AM (No. 1601972)
Good. Now the next thing we need from Argentina - - is an anti-socialist Pope.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ARKfamily 11/20/2023 9:30:52 AM (No. 1601973)
Socialism does not work because it takes away from the sovereignty of God and places authority in government usually with little regard for God. When reading the Old Testament, people kept begging God for a king NOT realizing they had the best authority right in front of them. Socialism also takes away from the cheerful giver and that is what God wants from us - to be cheerful givers. Socialism is about power and force.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Zigrid 11/20/2023 10:43:18 AM (No. 1602025)
A win for another step in the right step at a time folks....WE must be patient and determined....
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Reply 12 - Posted by: NotaBene 11/20/2023 11:07:57 AM (No. 1602049)
Latest Tweet from Milei: Ahora, Donald Trump 2024 Never give the leftists a millimeter. They are evil people. Peronistas took power in 1946 and kept it on and off until now. Socialism impoverished Argentina, and our handouts to the undeserving are doing the same here.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 11/20/2023 11:20:13 AM (No. 1602055)
Anti-socialist sounds great. We'll have to wait and see what this guy actually does to know how good he'll be. Good luck to Argentina, they have had some really, really bad leaders in the past.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bpl40 11/20/2023 11:32:39 AM (No. 1602068)
Let us hope our election night is like that!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: PageTurner 11/20/2023 1:45:32 PM (No. 1602148)
I know his advisors. They are first rate, taught me everything I know. You can bet this is going to be good.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/20/2023 3:55:07 PM (No. 1602202)
Argentina is lucky, OTOH, our president is merely anti-social.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Butch 11/20/2023 8:07:03 PM (No. 1602290)
Although Milei may have some good qualities (e.g., anti-Left), he has some off-beat, and rather disturbing beliefs. For example, he wants to open up the commercial market for organ transplants. I was in Argentina a few weeks ago for almost a month - it's a lovely country and Argentinians are very nice people - but commercial organ transplants in a country with crushing poverty and a 10% monthly inflation rate?!? Really? Milei worries me, but we may be pleasantly surprised. His opponent Massa was the minister of finance who left Argentina with crushing inflation, and good riddance to him
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