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Unwanted crossing: Miguel Ángel Pichetto told him that Fernando Iglesias has 'a fatal ignorance'


The legislator had accused him of obstructing the assembly of Together for Change. The former vice candidate replied.

04/13/2021 11:08 PM

  • Clarí

  • Politics

Updated 04/13/2021 11:08 PM

Miguel Ángel Pichetto

responded to

Fernando Iglesias, after the deputy launched a fierce criticism of his political space, "Republican Peronism."

Now, the former vice presidential candidate

asked him for "courage"

to "correct mistakes."

In addition, he denied the specter of a break in Together for Change: "Republican Peronism does not hide an ax, deputy."

And he

gave him a "fatal arrogance"



giving himself to the opposition armed forces the power to "point out who can and who cannot be in a political formation."

The controversy began this Wednesday morning, with an opinion article published by Iglesias.

There, the deputy harshly criticized Pichetto's new incursion and took a

retrospective look

at the failed electoral campaign of Together for Change in the 2019 generals.

Fernando Iglesias assured that Argentina is not like "they fantasize about it" from republican Peronism, but "like

eight decades of real Peronism

built it


Fernando Iglesias fiercely criticized "Republican Peronism."

Photo Rolando Andrade Stracuzzi

"They want to pass it off as a functional family that sits at the table at dinner, but everyone knows that the pater families hid

an ax under

the table



added Iglesias, stirring up internal ghosts in the opposition.

In that sense, he described "Republican Peronism" as an "oxymoron" and delved into the inconveniences of opening the doors of JxC: "Regarding the idea of ​​joining Peronism to change the country: we have verified in 2017

how little it lasted" .

"The alliances that serve to reach the government do not always serve to govern," Iglesias continued.

At the end, he stressed: "The Peronists are welcome, but this

is not Pejota. They are

free to continue singing the withered. We are free to remind them that a productive country

is not built by fighting capital."

Pichetto's replica

In the afternoon, hours after Iglesias' publication, Pichetto responded with a series of messages on Twitter.

There he spoke of


, "fallacious analysis" and



And he denied that "Republican Peronism" corrupts from within the electoral possibilities of Together for Change.

He evaluated Iglesias' article as "Manichean expressions of

electoral calculation


In addition, he highlighted his own contributions to JxC, whose presidential formula he formed together with Mauricio Macri.

Miguel Angel Pichetto and his response to Fernando Iglesias on Twitter.

He denied hindering the assembly of Together for Change.

"You have to have the

courage to review the mistakes

and try again. Republican forces can win in 2021 and 2023 by proposing another model, not doing tacticist separatism and excluding those who walked with us in the worst moments," Pichetto wrote.

After describing Iglesias's analysis as "fallacious", he demanded "to stop shaking unhelpful antinomies that do not reflect reality" and also asked to abandon the search 

for "scapegoats"

for the adverse result of 2019.

Miguel Angel Pichetto and his response to Fernando Iglesias on Twitter.

He said that the deputy made a "fallacious analysis."

In the strongest section of his response, he denied the ghost that Iglesias fed with his article: that Republican Peronism obstructs the internal fabric of the opposition space.

"Republican Peronism

does not hide an ax, Deputy Iglesias

. We have not taken a single action against the institutions. We believe in the republican system and we owe it to ourselves," said Pichetto.

"I think you are not accusing us of


, are you?" He asked himself a little later, in the same vein.

Miguel Angel Pichetto and his response to Fernando Iglesias.

He said that the deputy "remains" in Together for Change.

He also pointed to Iglesias for assuming the role of "certifier" of republicanism: "What

fatal arrogance to

point out who can and who cannot be in a political formation."

And he concluded his thread of tweets with a direct message to his JxC colleague: "Deputy Iglesias

does not work to add but to subtract.

And in politics the remainder is functional to the interests of this ruling party."


Look also

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Florencio Randazzo and Juan Manuel Urtubey seek to relaunch the "third way" and add Peronists from Together for Change

Source: clarin

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