“I am not a crook” – Richard Nixon, 1983
“I am not a thug” – Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, 2012
“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” – William Shakespeare, 1603
Argentina is rich in natural resources and human capital, nevertheless has not lived up to its potential despite numerous opportunities. President Fernandez is one more of a long line of kleptocrats. Wonder why the Argies put up with them.
See the following Time – Argentina article http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2112303,00.html
and essay by Mary Anastisia O’Grady http://online.wsj.com/article/the_americas.html