[Marxism] Lula: "Too old to be a leftist"

rod3mphphs rod3mphps at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 15 06:11:09 MST 2006


 Even when younger, Lula was no leftist.  Looking at the PT in1993, the
report of the US Library of Congress on Brazil analyzed identified Lula as
the leader of its, the PT's, right wing.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carlos Petroni" <cepetroni at yahoo.com>
To: <marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 7:11 AM
Subject: RE: [Marxism] Lula: "Too old to be a leftist"


> Just to have the complete picture.  Lula is now saying that what he said
about
> being old and becoming a part of the political center was a joke.
"Brazilians are
> losing their sense of humor" said the President visibly upset and
irritated with the
> avalanche of criticism his previous comments produced.
>
> In answering a question as to why he maintained now an alliance with
Delfim
> Neto, former Economy Minister of the military dictatorship and now one of
his
> main "advisers", Lula made the comment of being "too old to be a leftist."
>
> Some of the critics inside his own PT (Workers Party) have said "Lula does
not
> believe in anything, except being in power."  Other leftist were even more
caustic
> in their response to the President's comments.
>
>
>
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