December 5, 2023
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Xochitl Galvez.EFE / DARK ROOM

The combat between Senator Xochitl Galvez and President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has escalated to a brand new stage this Tuesday. After a number of references that the president has made to girls since his morning conferences, Galvez has denounced him earlier than the Nationwide Electoral Institute for gender political violence. In accordance with the grievance filed with the electoral referee, the mentions made within the every day press conferences “reproduce historic patterns and requirements which have at all times positioned girls under the pursuits and techniques of males.” The grievance additionally covers what was printed by the official social networks of the Mexican authorities, which accused her of being “the consultant of the oligarchy.” Members of the Presidency communication workforce, such because the presidential spokesman, Jesus Ramirez, have additionally been denounced for these messages.

Lopez Obrador discovered his new largest opponent days in the past. In only a few morning conferences, he charged a number of occasions towards Galvez, whom he described as “the candidate of the mafia in energy” and “the candidate of [Carlos] Salinas, [Vicente] Fox, Claudio X. Gonzalez and different affect peddlers”, and accused of being “inflated” by a few businessmen. “Within the morning conferences and within the Twitter messages disseminated by the federal authorities, it was argued that: my path is determined by varied males, that any aspirations I’ll have rely on what a bunch of males say, and that that’s inflating me. group of males, not the citizenry or my profession,” the senator recounted within the grievance.

The combat between the president and the senator deepened only a few weeks in the past, when the title of Galvez started to take flight among the many aspiring presidential candidates of the Va por Mexico alliance. Her picture of a easy lady, who wears a huipil and rides a bicycle, initially from a city in Hidalgo and with indigenous roots, generated a fast optimistic response, primarily on social networks. This led to the assaults by Lopez Obrador intensifying. “The affirmations,” claims the opposition pre-candidate within the lawsuit, “cut back me to the results of a consensus between males.” “My trajectory, outcomes and work are minimized and I’m positioned as an object manipulated by the patriarchy,” she provides.