Cross-posted at WoW! Magazine.
says the WSJ headline,
Mexico’s government, amid a record decline in the peso, rushed to reassure both its own citizens and foreign investors that the country was on solid footing in facing the fallout of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election.
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Mr. Trump’s victory has people across Mexico scrambling to figure out the impact for a country that shares a 2,000-mile border with the U.S. and frequently has been his target on the campaign trail. His vow to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement and build a border wall threatened to upend what has become a successful bilateral relationship under both Republican and Democratic administrations over the past 25 years.
The peso was one of the world’s hardest-hit currencies, tumbling 12% to a record low of 20.5708 to the dollar early Wednesday from Tuesday’s close.
Let’s hope Mexico approaches this as an opportunity to improve its economy and the living conditions its poorer citizens endure, in order incentivize its people to remain in their country and not risk their lives as they seek emigrating to other lands.
If you were a committed Hillary supporter from the start and were in Manhattan last night, at the Javitz Center, you stood for nine emotional hours waiting for Hillary. Five hundred and seventy six days and nine hours later, when it was clear she lost, and you needed her presence . . . Read the rest here.
Go vote and spare me the drama.
The Clintons only were better at it than most; This election’s real issue is,
How do you stop that kind of corruption?
Freddie and Lawrence, Hillary and Bill,
Under Lawrence’s tutoring, Martin’s character Freddie learns how to become smoothly urbane and elegant, so he’ll be more suited for the sophisticated scams,
So it was with the Clintons. They transformed themselves from two rather unattractive characters into people who tie up traffic after getting $1,200 haircuts ($600 for cut, $600 for color) paid by the proceeds of their influence peddling.
Read about the Dirty rotten scoundrels.