埃沃·莫拉莱斯和民粹主义悖论

拉巴斯——埃沃·莫拉莱斯成功修改了玻利维亚宪法,再次当选总统。并且依靠在议会中的多数席位,日前又成功填补了司法职位的空缺,成为玻利维亚现代史上权力最大的总统。

反对势力认为莫拉莱斯正在恢复专制元首的传统,将大权独揽到自己一人手中,让政府机构仅仅剩下形式上的作用。但五年来莫氏广受欢迎的事实表明多数玻利维亚人似乎并不为国家民主面临威胁而忧心忡忡。

民粹主义悖论在很大程度上造就了莫拉莱斯的成功。尽管他对外宣称反对经济自由主义,但他本人却是市场经济推动和造就的政治自由的产物。

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