Sunday, January 15, 2006

'Her Victory Will Be a Revolution'

By MARINA JIMÉNEZ

Saturday, January 14, 2006 Posted at 8:34 PM EST

From Saturday's Globe and Mail

The crowd of more than 100,000, including a former prime minister of Spain, two former presidents of Chile and several famous performers from both countries, roared its approval as the middle-aged woman in flat shoes, spectacles and sensible blue suit took to the podium.

"There is no doubt. There will be a first female president of Chile," she told them. "It will be government for the people and with the people. I will say what I think, and do what I say -- woman's word."

The cheers started anew: "Se siente, se siente. Michelle presidente." We feel it, we feel it. Michelle for president.

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