ARGENTINA: The Air We Breathe

When government employees assembled in Buenos Aires' Luna Park last week to give ceremonial thanks to Juan Perón for a 20% to 30% pay raise, wife Evita Perón was on hand, primed to deliver the invocation.

Bowing before her husband, she declaimed: "Perón is the air we breathe, Perón is our sun, Perón is life. I want nothing but to be the heart of Perón. Because though I do my best to understand him and learn his marvelous ways, whenever he makes a decision, I barely mumble. Whenever he speaks, I hardly utter a single word. Whenever he gives advice,...

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