May 18, 2013
'The opposition isn't showing signs of renewal,' Felipe Solá says
Dissident Peronism presidential pre-candidate Felipe Solá said that “the great spirit of renewal that people are claiming for is not yet visible,” adding that an eventual political front between members of the opposition should appoint a president, a Cabinet Chief, and ministers, all belonging to different parties.
“The claim for unity in the opposition is genuine. People say ‘get together, show me a candidate, don’t make Cristina the only choice, give me the possibility of choosing. I see that and that is the reason why I move forward with my candidacy,” said the lawmaker.
“The presidential election is a backwards race, in which everyone expects to see who quits first. I won’t quit,” Solá added.
“If we don’t have an attitude of ample unity and of presenting an innovative point of view, Argentines won’t change”.
In light of the upcoming elections, Solá suggested the opposition to create a future plural administration, with a president from a party that proposes national unity, and a Cabinet Chief of another party that acts as a Prime Minister. Ministers should be from all kind of parties and have a fluent relationship with Congress.”
We have to join forces on the basis of a pragmatic agreement, because joining forces just for fun isn’t useful.”