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If you Want to Feel Better about our Presidential Candidates…

…read up on Peru’s options:  An Alleged Killer, a Plagiarist, and a Jailed Ex-Leader’s Kid: Meet Peru’s Presidential Field.

As I tell my students:  one of the great reasons for studying Latin America is that you really can’t make this stuff up.

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About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Troy University. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

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  1. bloated sack of protoplasm says:

    …one of the great reasons for studying Latin America is that you really can’t make this stuff up.

    My sister is celebrating her 61st in Costa Rica. She just posted a picture of an 8oz bag of Lays Potato Chips available at the resort she is visiting for a mere gazillion colones ($10US).
    My notion that Costa Rica is one of the more politically and economically stable countries south of the border has been shattered.

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