Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Mexican Gang War: Both Sides are Cops

And now we see the truth as plain as day: police are nothing but better-funded gangsters.

MEXICO CITY – In a hair-raising standoff that sent motorists scrambling for cover, municipal police pulled their guns on masked federal agents in one of Mexico’s biggest cities — a stark display of the tensions caused by a crackdown on drug corruption among the country’s lawmen.


“The federal officers told motorists to get out of their cars because they were afraid the city police were going to open fire,” said a state police spokeswoman, who was not authorized to give her name in line with department policy.

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