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Wu Ting
How would you explain t ‘Poncho and Judas’ in the context? On Saturdays the university students have their carpas in the street, like a Poncho and Judas play, only with Vasconcelos and the president. Vasconcelos is always saving Mexico for the Mexican people: in a country school he takes down the cross from the wall, routs the nuns, and teaches the peasant children to read. He should come to Avenida Puig. President Ortíz Rubio gets to play more various roles: a puppet of gringos, or a baby in a basket, or a hairless escuincle dog. Everything but an iguana on a leash. Some newspapers agree with the students that the president is a villain, and others say he saved us from Vasconcelos, the foreigners, and the Russians. How would you explain t ‘Poncho and Judas’ in the context? Thanks!
Feb 16, 2014 1:42 PM
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Thank you very much!
February 17, 2014
Humor. A version of the Punch and Judy that was popular ages ago.
February 16, 2014
Wu Ting
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Chinese (Mandarin), English, French
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English