Monday, June 29, 2009
Campaigns End, Endorsements Begin
With the formal campaign period ending yesterday, some analysts are offering their readers endorsements or suggestions. Macario Schettino implored Mexicans to vote for the PAN, for the Beltrones wing of the PRI, or for the New Left in the PRD, so as to construct a ruling coalition that can put the revolutionary regime to bed. After considering and discarding the null-vote option, Ricardo Raphael somewhat surprisingly decided on the PRD. He acknowledged the party's flaws, but said that the PAN and PRI's intimate relationship with business interests disqualified them.