‘Tropical Messiah’: A Trump-Style Politician Is Mexican Presidential Front Runner

MEXICO CITY—In 2006, Andrés Manuel López Obrador lost his first presidential race by a hair. He refused to concede, and in a surreal ceremony donned a presidential sash and declared himself Mexico’s legitimate president. Earlier, in a fiery speech in the capital’s historic square, he cursed Mexico’s governing institutions. “Although my opponents may not like…

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