Presidente Lopez-Obrador?

My friend Alfredo Corchado of The Dallas Morning News posted a front-page article about the presidential race in Mexico: 52% for Lopez-Obrador in a four-way race.  I got the paper copy, but the internet requires subscription. Reuters has a new poll, too.  It shows López-Obrador with 45% or another big lead: The survey by polling firm Parametria showed support for the leftist former mayor of Mexico City at 45 percent, an increase of six percentage points from a prior April poll. That gave Lopez Obrador more backing than his nearest two rivals combined. Lopez Obrador, 64, was runner-up in the previous two elections, with fears that he could destabilize the economy contributing to his defeat. This time frustration over corruption, rising violence and tepid growth have all helped lift his bid. Lopez Obrador’s closest competitor is Ricardo Anaya, a former chairman of the center-right National Action Party (PAN), who is...(Read Full Post)