Andrés Manuel López Obrador looks relaxed and happy as he laps up the applause in the final days of Mexico’s presidential election campaign.

The 64-year-old veteran leftist seemingly hurtling towards a landslide, sometimes even allows himself to sound a little smug.

At a rally last week in the commuter town of Coacalco just outside Mexico City Mr López Obrador, grew sentimental. 

“I am not going to let you down,” he said with the July 1 vote fast approaching and polls showing him 20 points ahead.

“Love is paid for with love, and I love you just as much as you love me, and a little bit more on top of that.”

The chants of "Presidente" bellowed back confirmed the intensity of his emotional connection…

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