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Old 09-16-2019, 01:32 PM
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Independence Day in Mexico


Last night President López Obrador gave the traditional shout "Viva Mexico". This happened in the Zocalo in Mexico City. In front of maybe hundreds of thousands of spectators. And not one person made an attempt on his life. Maybe because arms are not readily available here. Maybe because Obrador is popular here. But there was not one lunatic who fired a shot or exploded a bomb.

Could this have happened in the USA, with Donald Trump speaking? Obviously that many people couldn't have passed through a metal detector. Regardless if you agree or disagree with Trump, isn't it likely that there would be at least one lunatic that would want to become famous and make an attempt on his life?

Please help me understand the differences of the cultures.

I am not making any value judgements. Just trying to decipher the difference.

Thank your your insights.
 

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