Friday, February 25, 2011

The Backlash against Cordero

This was a predictable response to his optimistic view of a 6,000-peso per month salary:
Ernesto Cordero, secretary of finance and public credit, must be a main of faith. There is no other way to explain how he can believe miracles, because that's it is for a Mexican family to be able to survive on 6,000 pesos a month from which you have to pay for food, housekeeping, clothing electricity, among many other expenses, the mortgage, the car payment, and even the tuition of the children in a private school.

We should be surprised that the man who manages the national finances would make such an absurd statement.

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