Once in a while (“De vez en cuando la vida …”) and out of the blue, certain metaphors that life offers us, keep us in stitches.  Right after the President’s boiling speech to legislative assembly, promising (among other lies) that Argentina could easily provide energy to the whole world, there was a massive power cut that left half the country in pitch darkness. Ironical, isn’t it? Reality proved him wrong, once again. No matter how hard he tries to make us believe we live in Disneyland, facts and figures always manage to disprove him. Alberto Fernández probably takes for granted that we all take the dumb pills every morning, but he’s utterly wrong. “Nevermore, quoth the raven …”  

Buenos Aires tImes, March 4, 2023