What is up with that??? Bush got a shoe tossed at him,Silvio Berlusconi got a statue thrown at him. It scored a good hit too. Now the Italian PM physically looks like someone in a fight and symbolically that plays out. Lots of chatter over there that the embattled and now bruised leader is on the ropes. Relative article: Economist
Sebastien Pinera is in the lead and the current fave for victory in a January run off election. What importance is this to a gringo? Just saying that Latin American politics are something me and mine should pay attention to and that things down there are not as left wing banana republic crazy as some stereotype. The politics are in fact dynamic.