Even the 'good guys', so to speak, get caught saying what doesn't look so good in public.
I'm pretty sure Tabare did call those power hungry Kirschner's facists. I think that's how most people here view them. However, in keeping a good relationship between neighbors, it's something you want kept private.
Well, Wikileaks spills it all without regard to who's good and who's not.
It's just like your grandmother said: "Don't say anything you wouldn't want repeated".