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The limits to loyalty

The Chamber of Deputies of Mexico, in a session in September.Chamber of Deputies / EFE

There have been several occasions in which President López Obrador has said that justice prevails over law. That the first should always be chosen over the second. In his saying I seemed to find a mere rhetorical exercise, typical of those who, like him, come from the social struggle. A phrase made for the speech, with high possibilities of connecting with its bases and potential voters. However, what he affirmed last week on the occasion of the resignation of Jaime Cárdenas is different. The president stated emphatically: “We ask for blind loyalty, to end the c …