Past Features

August 14, 2015

The Trouble in Mexico

Breitbart -- August 13, 2015   
Mexico to Trump: Pay for Your Own Wall
    The Mexican government is in essence saying, “Pay for your own wall,” referring to 2016 Presidential Republican primary front-runner Donald Trump's demand that Mexico pay for the wall he intends to build when he is elected president.
    During his many public appearances, Trump has often spoken about building a “true” wall along the U.S./Mexico border in order to keep out drug cartel members and criminal aliens. In addition to calling for the wall to be built, the candidate has stated Mexico will pay for its construction since that country has not been able to fix the problem.
    While the comments had earned Trump harsh criticism from the left, the Mexican government has now delivered their answer. The response by Eduardo Sanchez Hernandez, the current spokesman for Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, came with the added insult of calling Trump ignorant, Bloomberg reported.
    "Of course it's false," Sanchez Hernandez is quoted by Bloomberg. "It reflects an enormous ignorance of what Mexico represents and also the irresponsibility of the candidate who is saying it."
    The out of control cartel violence in Mexico has resulted in the U.S. Department of State's having to constantly update a Travel Warning for American tourists. The warnings have resulted from raging gun battles between cartel armies and the Mexican military, kidnappings, murders, and multiple other crimes, particularly along border areas.