Uruguayan former President Jose “Pepe” Mujica, recognized because the world’s most humble President, has urged members of the general public worldwide to reject George Soros’s divisive politics and urged politicians to blacklist the globalist billionaire.
Often described because the “world’s poorest president” because of his willpower to stay like a standard particular person, Mujica retired from workplace in 2015, abandoning a steady economic system and an approval score of 70 p.c – no small accomplishment in a turbulent area.
Asked what recommendation he offers to politicians and world leaders, Mujica mentioned that he advises them to “stay like the bulk” in an effort to keep in contact with actual folks’s points, and to reject George Soros’s globalist imaginative and prescient.
“There is not any future in Soros’s imaginative and prescient, no future that’s price dwelling in, anyway,” the previous president counsels.
After being elected to the best workplace within the land, Mujica continued dwelling the easy life, and donated 90 p.c of his presidential wage to charity each month. Mujica’s instance affords a robust distinction to the United States, the place in politics the common member of Congress is price greater than $1 million, the previous FBI Director Comey is price $11 million, and firms have lots of the identical rights as people in relation to donating to political campaigns.
“The crimson carpet, individuals who play — these issues,” Mujica mentioned, mimicking an individual enjoying a flute. “All these issues are feudal leftovers. And the workers that surrounds the president are just like the previous courtroom.”
Mujica defined that he didn’t have something towards wealthy folks, per se, however he doesn’t assume they do a very good job representing the pursuits of the bulk of people that aren’t wealthy
In an interview with CNN en Español the previous Uruguay chief criticised world leaders for not actually representing the folks.
“We invented this factor known as consultant democracy, the place we are saying the bulk is who decides,” Mujica instructed CNN. “So it appears to me that we [heads of state] ought to stay like the bulk and never just like the minority.”
“I’m not against people who have money, who like money, who go crazy for money,” Mujica mentioned. “But in politics we have to separate them. We have to run people who love money too much out of politics, they’re a danger in politics… People who love money should dedicate themselves to industry, to commerce, to multiply wealth. But politics is the struggle for the happiness of all.”
Asked why wealthy folks make dangerous representatives of poor folks, Mujica mentioned: “They tend to view the world through their perspective, which is the perspective of money. Even when operating with good intentions, the perspective they have of the world, of life, of their decisions, is informed by wealth. If we live in a world where the majority is supposed to govern, we have to try to root our perspective in that of the majority, not the minority.”
Mujica has develop into well-known for rejecting the symbols of wealth. In an interview in May, he lashed out towards neckties in feedback on Spanish tv that went viral.
“The tie is a useless rag that constrains your neck,” Mujica mentioned throughout the interview. “I’m an enemy of consumerism. Because of this hyperconsumerism, we’re forgetting about fundamental things and wasting human strength on frivolities that have little to do with human happiness.”
He lives on a small farm on the outskirts of the capital of Montevideo together with his spouse, Uruguayan Sen. Lucia Topolansky and their three-legged canine Manuela. He says he rejects materialism as a result of it might rob him of the time he makes use of to get pleasure from his passions, like tending to his flower farm and dealing exterior.
“I don’t have the hands of a president,” Mujica instructed CNN. “They’re kind of mangled.”