As we have seen in Syria, nothing radicalises a civilian population more than dispossession, bombing and massive attacks. As in Syria, there is certainly a risk that temporarily empowering extremist sectors for their military utility, even indirectly, could Whatsapp Mobile Number List have serious unintended consequences. And in Syria, too, there was at first a strong taboo among Western analysts about talking about the rise of extremist militias who would then cannibalize the rebel cause, for fear of validating Assad's propaganda that all rebels were terrorists: this initial reluctance Finally, it did not work in favor of the rebels.
In any case, the result of the consultation, beyond the triumphalism of López Obrador –for whom everything is always a success– truncates the institutional path of a possible collective redress by subtracting legitimacy from the properly Whatsapp Mobile Number List judicial path that aimed to dismantle the ties that guarantee the impunity of former presidents. At the same time, it is clear that the millions who went to vote demonstrate the existence and weight of diffuse sentiment and political will that would be more than enough to justify opening an exercise in collective memory and political judgment.
On the other hand, the popular consultation represented the inauguration of a form of participatory democracy that had had its most relevant antecedents in some massive calls of an anti-neoliberal nature in the second half of the 1990s, promoted and carried out by social movements and opposition parties: Zapatismo, which made this format a Whatsapp Mobile Number List recurrent and distinctive practice, but also the university movement of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in 1999-2000 and the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) itself, then headed by López Obrador , against the debt contracted by the Zedillo government, in a consultation in which three million people voted.