Nov 17, 2011

The Border: South Texas lawmen strongly dispute GOP’s border “war zone” claims | Texas on the Potomac | a blog blog: "Obama administration officials used a White House roundtable and Democratic forum with South Texas law enforcement officers Wednesday to refute Republican claims that Mexican drug cartels have turned the U.S.-Mexico border region into a war zone.

... South Texas law enforcement officials and Democratic congressmen said claims by Republicans that the border has become a war zone were untrue and unfairly painted the border region as drenched in cartel violence.
“The border is not in chaos,” said Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño. “We are not at ‘Ground Zero’.”" read more

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