Who is Javier Milei? Argentina’s new far-right president ‘El Loco’ takes the stage

Source: theguardian.com theguardian.com

Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

Friends and foes of Argentina’s next president compare him to his fellow right-wing populists Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro. Others have called the wild-haired economist a mix of Boris Johnson and the killer doll Chucky. But when Javier Milei’s image consultant conceived his unorthodox hairdo, she had two different men in mind: Elvis Presley and Wolverine. “He looks like Wolverine. He acts like Wolverine. He’s like an anti-hero,” Lilia Lemoine, a professional cosplayer turned congresswoman-elect, said of her anti-establishment ally during a recent interview in Buenos Aires. Lemoine, whose stage name is Lady Lemon, said she saw striking similarities between...