Bloomberg article about how little we know about the next president. Great photos.
Fernandez held the post all through Kirchner’s four-year term. But when Nestor stepped aside for Cristina, Fernandez remained in his position for just six months before resigning after she tried to raise export tariffs, sparking a crisis between the government and farmers.
He left with a reputation as a skilled negotiator operating largely out of sight of the public—and a festering rift with Cristina. Fernandez went on to support Kirchner’s political opponents and berate her leadership.
“I really struggle to find one commendable element of Cristina’s second term in office,” he said in a 2015 TV interview.