ARGENTINA: Exit the Butcher Boy

An old friend of President Juan Perón's recently returned from a visit to the U.S. and paid a call at Buenos Aires' government house. Perón asked what the people in North America thought of his regime "Well, Mr. President," replied the visitor, "they are worried about the lack of freedom in the Argentine press." "What do you mean?" said Perón. "We have freedom of the press. Just look at La Nación and La Prensa. They attack me all the time. I read them every morning myself." The visitor answered: "This man Visca you have here has brought lots of...

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