In another blow to the left and to the revolution inspired by
Socialist dictatorship, a center-right candidate was elected President of Peru
earlier this month, ousting the leftist ruling party, whose candidate did not
even make it to the run-off election, as the second-round was a contest between
two conservative candidates.
The leftists had earlier also lost their majority in the Peruvian congressional elections, with the main conservative party winning a majority and the center-right party of the incoming President tying for the second most seats in Peru’s Congress.
As I have posted, the leftists lost the Argentine presidential election last year, Bolivians rejected a referendum for a constitutional amendment to end term limits to allow their leftist President to continue to serve and the democratic center-right opposition won a supermajority in the Venezuelan congressional elections. These results, together with those in
Peru, clearly demonstrate a reversal of the
prior trend towards the Left, socialism, authoritarianism and opposition to the
United States of America.
I congratulate the Peruvians. May the new Peruvian President succeed in defending liberty and in increasing prosperity while establishing good relations with the