Thursday, October 29, 2009

A Gaffe of Epic Proportions

A Mexican official in the Department of Agriculture said yesterday that the business model used by drug traffickers is "ideal for Mexican campesinos". My first thought was that I understand that Calderón is deemphasizing the government focus on confronting drug gangs, but I didn't expect them to go so far in the other direction as to offer rhetorical admiration of drug dealers. In fact, the government has disavowed the comments.

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