In Case of Democracy Break Glass

Argentina, 1970s.  The president catches a cold and dies.  Who succeeds him?  His VP, also his fifth-grade educated wife, selected expressly because she posed no threat to the president’s power.  So then what?  The word “disappeared” goes from being a verb form to a noun.  Thousands of people become the “disappeared”, and thousands of others tortured and killed.  What do we learn from this?  It’s important to have a VP capable of true leadership, an important point to keep in mind in the upcoming US presidential election.

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