{FD} Mexico backs left-wing ‘messiah’ Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in historic presidential election

In an election many Mexicans hope will be a turning point for a country beset by decades of corruption, violence and enduring poverty, voters turned to a left wing populist some supporters refer to as a ‘messiah’, a savior from the two major parties that have failed to deliver on promises of reform.

{FD} #MeToo movement gives pass to Democrats running for California governor

Gavin Newsom had an inappropriate affair with his employee. Antonio Villaraigosa cheated on his wife with a reporter assigned to cover him. Yet the #MeToo movement, which has urged women to speak up about sexual misconduct allegations, has remained visibly silent about the inappropriate sexual conduct of two prominent Democrats running for governor in California.