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PRD roadshow touts Mexico as risky hellscape

WTFMexico’s leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) and their associated frenemies in Congress and civil society have been the source of much entertaining political theater over the years.  The PRD’s position as the country’s third largest political force sets it up for occasional legislative bullying by the two parties with larger representation in Congress, the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the conservative National Action Party (PAN).  Lacking the votes to throw their weight around, the PRD has resorted to some creative maneuvers, but this time it seems they have truly decided to invoke Monty Python’s classic proclamation “And now for something completely different.” Continue reading PRD roadshow touts Mexico as risky hellscape