‘Just a Little Touch of Star Anarchy:’ Milei Wins!

‘Just a Little Touch of Star Anarchy:’ Milei Wins!

Some days are special, as when the word “libertarian” actually makes the news cycle in the mass media, in a big way.  Along comes a somewhat wild, populist conservative libertarian and anarcho-capitalist named Javier Milei winning office in Argentina, and suddenly everybody is going “stand back, Buenos Aires!” According to Lifesite, and Liberal Hivemind:

BUENOS AIRES  — Libertarian candidate Javier Milei, who has condemned abortion as murder, has won the presidential election in Argentina. 

Milei, who gained tremendous support among Argentinians fed up with the political establishment, economic decline, and surging inflation, achieved around 56 percent of the vote and convincingly defeated his opponent, Sergio Massa in the run-off election on November 19. 

“Today begins the reconstruction of Argentina. Today begins the end of Argentina’s decline.” Milei told his supporters in a victory speech in Buenos Aires. “The model of decadence has come to an end. There is no way back.” 

Former U.S. President Donald Trump, to whom Milei has been frequently compared for his brash rhetoric, congratulated the designated Argentinian president on his platform Truth Social: 

“The whole world was watching! I am very proud of you. You will turn your Country around and truly Make Argentina Great Again!”… 

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