Public Diss-omacy?

While browsing the State Department’s Website for an open source photo of Evo Morales to accompany Sasha Chavkin’s WPR Briefing on the Bolivian constitutional referendum, I came across this archived country description for Bolivia, from March 2006: In the 2002 national elections, former President Sanchez de Lozada(MNR) again placed first with 22.5% of the vote, this time followed byillegal-coca agitator Evo Morales (Movement Toward Socialism, MAS) with20.9%. (Emphasis added.) By the following March, that same passage had been updated to read as follows: In the 2002 national elections, former President Sanchez de Lozada(MNR) again placed first with 22.5% of the […]

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