David Price is a friend and a neighbor, so I hate like hell to criticize him. But whatever the short-term benefits of his new plan to beef up border security, it's pouring good money after bad policy with no hope whatsoever of addressing the underlying problem.
With the cartels fighting the Mexican government and amongst themselves for drug, alien and weapons trafficking routes, we have to prevent any threat of spill over violence and shut down illicit smuggling operations,” Price said in a statement.
Cartels are fighting the Mexican government and among themselves for one reason and one reason only: America's idiotic War on Drugs. Sorry, Mr. Price. You're playing a game of international whack-a-mole, with a thousand times more moles than whackers. No amount of taxpayer money for border patrols will make any difference whatsoever ... and you know it.
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