Partly as a result, Amlo, as he is often known, has a much lower international profile than other strongman leaders — such as Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey or Narendra Modi of India.
As president, López Obrador has undermined key state institutions — driving out independent civil servants, promoting loyalists and party hacks, and denouncing judges who displease him.
López Obrador’s erratic and egocentric political style has now reached a truly dangerous stage.
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