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No one wants to buy Mexico’s presidential plane. So how about a raffle?

No one wants to buy Mexico’s presidential plane. So how about a raffle?
Saturday 18
22:1 2020

And so the president has come up with a new idea: raffle off the plane. “There would be 6 million tickets, you see, each one would be 500 pesos” or around $25, Lopez Obrador said at his daily news conference Friday. AD The total haul, he said, would be around 3 billion pesos, or roughly $150 million. The winner would receive “servicing for the plane for one or two years.” AD The Internet took it from there. By Friday night, dreaming up new uses for the presidential jet had become a sort of national sport. The Twitter hashtag #AvionPresidencial had ...

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Summary: Mexicans are here for the humor: “Mama! Move your station wagon so I can park my plane” wrote one Twitter user, with an image of the jet superimposed on a parking spot occupied by a battered family car.

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