Statue of Liberty Is ‘Green With Anger’: Mexico President Slams Media Curbs on Trump

A combative leftist, Lopez Obrador in 2006 led massive protests in Mexico claiming he had been robbed of the presidency. He again cried foul when he was defeated in 2012.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday, January 14th, stepped up his criticism of restrictions on freedom of expression following moves by leading social media firms to suspend U.S. President Donald Trump's access to their platforms.

Without mentioning Trump by name, Lopez Obrador said it was not right that private companies should appoint themselves arbiters of what was acceptable for global consumption.

"I don't know if you've noticed that since they took these decisions, the Statue of Liberty in New York is turning green with anger, because it doesn't want . . .

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