MEXICO’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018: MEMES AND ODDITIES #4 – World Cup Woes

Meme I saw floating around on social media. In the middle is Ricardo Anaya, presidential candidate for the right-left coalition For Mexico in Front but himself a member and former national president of the National Action Party (PAN). The PAN, a right of center, conservative party has been Mexico's main opposition party for decades and... Continue Reading →

MEXICO’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018: MEMES AND ODDITIES #3 – Ricky Riquín Canallín

The video below is a remix/mash-up of comments made by three of the four presidential candidates in the second debate a few weeks ago in Tijuana. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baGM8YDDz24 The refrain of the “song” is sung by leading candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and means “Richie Rich Little Swine.” It's a reference to second-place candidate Ricardo Anaya's... Continue Reading →

DOWNTOWN DF

The toughest guy on the street sells frilly pink socks for infant girls  My neighbour doesn’t smoke weed anymore  In the inky dawn a mariachi blows his trumpet across the sky  It floats to the doorstep, where he now sniffs solvents, all night blank  The same sad señora pushes her little pile of carnitas across... Continue Reading →

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