Hearing this piece on NPR this morning was utterly invigorating.
I wish more people in positions of political leadership and influence adopted the posture of Jorge Castañeda.
His comments on what Mexico can do in opposition to the incoming administration were simply outstanding.
Spine, guts, backbone–call it whatever you want–what I take away from this is a picture of a will to fight, to resist, and to adopt means that fall perhaps outside the more conventional forms of diplomacy; a little beyond the usual courtesies and pirouettes and accommodations and so forth.
Would that the opposition in this country were founded of a thousand Castañedas!
Leaders who will accept no shit.
Meanwhile, the Democrats…