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Bullying to lllia

For us, doing things the way they should be done is stupid.

We complain about corruption. It bothers us to be robbed, to be lied to, to be taken for fools. However, when we knew otherwise, we also knew how to destroy it. Arturo Illia was one of the Presidents who was a victim of bullying in our history. They treated him like a turtle, like he was inoperative. The print media - because social networks did not exist at the time - helped to sink him and spread his wings, Onganía, who finally overthrew the radical government. But, if that smear campaign worked at the time, it was because it pointed to a very characteristic of the Argentinean: we believe we are the most alive and we defend the honest one, the one who doesn't want power, the one who does things the way they should be done. Because, to us, that's stupid, and we're not assholes. Beyond the capabilities of Illia as a ruler, his honesty, his integrity, his vocation to serve always stood out. But what in another country might be a strength is a weakness here. Their democratic sense was their biggest flaw. Many years have passed since the 1960s - when most of us were still young or not yet born - but this spirit of attacking the right man, of calling the honest man an idiot, is still as strong as it was then.

Publication Date: 28/05/2020

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By: Torcelli 10 June, 2020

Muy cierto. Los golpes civico militares arruinaron nuestro país.

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