In many ways, it has been a rough year in Mexico, with the swine flu outbreak, the economic crisis and continuing violence tied to the country’s drug cartels. But it has been a good year for records, from the largest meatball to the biggest smooch fest, with many others in between.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
The New York Times today offers a summary of Mexico's recent run of records, which range from public smooching to cheesecake to baby bull fighting. I can't say I blame the author or the editor for including it, but the inevitability of this paragraph amused me, in a depressing sort of way: