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@jsphctrl — 19,732 followers, 13,675 tweets

Jun 22, 2017

If Argentina had issued, say, an opaque, esoteric growth warrant or something, I bet the commentary would be 'wow, how innovative'.

Jun 22, 2017

I cannot get really mad about Argentina's century bond. There. I said it.

Jun 22, 2017

That may not sound like a victory for the opposition, but it got judges to say secret ballots are allowed & may be key to check executive.

Jun 22, 2017

Court confirms that speaker has to decide on holding a secret ballot, it can't order one.

Jun 22, 2017

Though the court is being very prescriptive in saying a secret ballot is a good idea to avoid intimidation, even if it can't enforce it.

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