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The wheels of justice grind slowly… meanwhile…

17 July 2012

MoReNa (the Lopez Obradór side) had submitted it’s evidence to the  TEJPF, and PRI supporters have filed their counter claims.  Today the tribunal begins hearing the arguments and considering evidence from now until the end of August.  The Electoral Tribunal also has to consider down-ballot elections complaints, and has until 6 September to issue a ruling. 

Although the United States government seems to be of the opinion that Enrique Peña Nieto IS the incoming president, and you’re not going to see much about the court procedures, what has got to start weighing on people’s minds is that its not just the usual suspects … even when those suspects include a heck of a lot of people (students, unions, indigenous groups, the intellectuals and artists, the anti-drug war people, one of the three main political parties and another that seems to be sitting on the fence) … but when opposition spreads to those who would be charged with imposing what is said to be an imposition.

This is only some Mexico City transit cops… how many I don’t know. But they are absolutely the last guys you’d expect to be protesting against perceived corruption in the system. And if they see it…

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  1. 17 July 2012 7:31 am

    Thanks for your coverage, Richard!

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