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Question: Was Juan Peron a dictator?
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L'exquisite Douleur
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« on: April 22, 2005, 11:23:40 pm »
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No. I'm definately not a fan of the guy (after all he admired Mussolini and Franco), but I don't see how you could call him a dictator like he often is. He was democratically elected every time he was in office, and while rather corrupt he did respect the democratic process.
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« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2005, 01:33:26 pm »
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I had been under the impression that he was a dictator some of the time, democratically elected most of the time.
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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2005, 07:20:26 pm »
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He had a very authoritarian style, but no.
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2005, 12:21:15 am »
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He had a very authoritarian style, but no.

that seems about right, but I really haven't enough knowledge to say.
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