Letter to the Editor
The Washington Post, January 12th, 2018
Dear Michael Larabee,
Frida Ghitis’ blog post from this past January 11th, “A Mexican presidential candidate is getting an unexpected boost from Trump — and Putin” is full of inaccuracies and outright falsehoods.
According to the journalist, the frontrunner for the upcoming Mexican presidential elections, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is “anti-American”. This is false. López Obrador has explicity called for establishing “a harmonious relationship” with Washington.“When we work together, everyone wins. But in confrontation, the United States and Mexico will both lose”, López Obrador wrote a few months ago in The Washington Post.
Ghitis also fantasizes about me supposedly serving as an agent of Vladimir Putin in the López Obrador campaign. She states that “months ago” RT television “started giving vast amounts of time to López Obrador´s main English-language spokesman, John Ackerman”. This is an outright lie...
FULL TEXT OF LETTER AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/putin-in-mexico-letter-to-the-editor-the-washington_us_5a5953fde4b01ccdd48b5c57