Friday, June 9, 2023

“Stop playing the revolution”: reactions to protests against Petro’s speech on his second balcony

Within the framework of labor day souvenirs this monday the President Gustavo Petro Prepared speeches for demonstrations that reached Plaza de Armas of the House of Nariño.

From his balcony, the President spoke about Colombian men and women reform, social outbreak And if you will, in a desperate voice, asked for support Why The projects that line his government do not end by drowning in the Congress.

Following his speech, various political circles, such as the opposition, and various analysts expressed criticism and objections to the speech, which according to them, is worrying and issued several warnings. “Our role in Colombia’s history is to succeed in reforms. Reforms can lead to revolution; trying to undo some reforms can lead to revolution. What is needed in any case is to mobilize the people”, Petro said in between a cough that didn’t let his speech flow.

Faced with phrases like this, personality like Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal expressed that the balcony shot of Petro maintaining social unrest if not approved “Twisted Reforms”.

In fact, during the speech Petro mentioned his health reform, labor and pension reform. He advocated for them so that it was the people who defended them without being mobilized and so that they would not let them fall into the hands of “opponents”.

“There has not been a single reform in history on the side of the working people that was not the result of struggle in the streets. We can’t go back, we can’t let the Colombian men and women who went to the polls lose their momentum and today, because of the lack of mobilization, let alone the great reforms of change that they should bring to those people. to be processed by those who have always opposed them”, expressed the President.

Similarly, in response to Petro’s call for revolution, for Former presidential candidate Federico Gutierreza secret concern because it’s “End Democracy”.

“We knew that their goal was to end Colombian democracy, completely bypassing the institutions. Colombia, This is a very serious danger. Then an excuse will be invented to call the National Constituent Assembly to remain in power. God protect us. If necessary, we will also take to the streets to defend Colombia.”Gutierrez wrote on his Twitter account, where he also took the opportunity to invite people to vote in the upcoming local and regional elections.

In addition to the call for social unrest and the call to come to the streets, President Petro also made a historical visit from the time of La Colonia and highlighted the different governments through Alfonso López Pumarejo, Gaitan and General Mello. “We are experiencing a situation like López Pumarejo and his ongoing revolution,” Petro said.

faced it, the Representative Marlene Castillo He gave a strong message to the President. stop playing “revolution in action” “Gaitanier” by Alfonso López Pumarejo and with balconies. Nor was Lopez from the city of Pumarejo and You have too much political height and lack of people to compare with Gaitan”, that’s how he asked Stop ruling with fear, hatred and bigotry.

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