Cristina does not go to Colón Theatre in order to put things in place, Cabinet chief says
The small sample behavior of Argentine politicians, there is even in the Bicentennial of the Nation. The scandal erupted Monday when President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner told to Buenos Aires mayor Mauricio Macri, she won’t attend the Colón Theatre reopening.
Today, Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández backed the president and according to him, this decision which can not be reversed, “puts things in their place.”
“The President made the decision to, once and for all, put things in place before the attacks of Macri,” Fernandez justified.
“They never have been made responsible for any conflict. They only have dedicated themselves to blame someone, and chosen as objective [Nestor] Kirchner and President Cristina Fernández,” Cabinet chief complained.
Fernandez acknowledged the importance of the president at this ceremony because is the reopening of a theater that is a symbol of the Argentine culture: “The President was going to participate in spite of political and personal differences she has [with the mayor] because this is precisely how we building a modern society.”
But then he added: “The wrongs and even personal insults can not be ignored. After the flood of grievances, if the president appears [in Colón Theatre] as if nothing had happened, the ceremony will be full of cynicism and hypocrisy, “he said.