A wave of indignation was generated this Saturday in Argentina by a photograph uploaded by the first lady of that country, Fabiola Yañez, on her Instagram account. It showed President Alberto Fernández, her dog Dylan, and herself next to a helicopter in what she described as a “baptism flight” for the animal.
Apparently it was a day of rest that the presidential couple had taken with their pet and in which they took the opportunity to take a helicopter trip.
“Dylan’s baptism flight … doggy love, rest days”, is the text that accompanies the photograph. Immediately, The publication was filled with comments from people who questioned the president’s action by taking a couple of days off and neglecting the management of the pandemic in his country, That to date has left a total of 1,791,979 positive cases of covid-19 and 45,295 people have died from the disease.
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After the controversy unleashed, Yañez dedicated herself to defending her husband by answering some of the comments, stating that he deserved a break.
“Excuse me, I think there is no one who deserves more a break in more than a year like Alberto,” replied the first lady. before one of the opinions.
“Stop flying and step on the ground, look at the reality of the country, you can’t do it anymore,” said one user, to which Yañez replied: “With all my affection, health and a two-day break for the president is more than important “.
Despite the criticism generated by the image, some people supported the situation. “Rest mr. President, this year we need you stronger than ever! ”commented one user.
The post had more than 3,200 comments as of late Saturday afternoon.