AMLO just announced that Ebrard is a respectable adversary, but that we will win the popular election that the PRD will hold to define its candidate. Which is to say, according to him, the method agreed to between he and Ebrard is a public and open consultation to define the candidate. In this point there will be, I don't doubt, discrepancies between the rivals. The issue of method is not a small one; in the method the candidate will be determined.
Knowing the PRD, it is clear to me that it will be AMLO. He enjoys his own national structure, outside of the three parties, aside from great popularity based on those organizations. Ebrard lacks that. Moreover, everything makes you think that he will strengthen his position to negotiate a tempting retreat: remain with the capital, by naming the candidate for the PRD to the mayoralty, as well as a Senate seat, to be ready for the presidential candidacy. In 2018.
Sunday, October 10, 2010
PRD Tea Leaves
Ricardo Pascoe Pierce, who knows the party well, says: