Dec 22, 2011

Mexico-U.S. relations: beyond 'looniness, stupidity and flatulence'

MinnPost: ""As in all good families, there will be looniness and stupidity and flatulence on both sides of the border." The speaker, Mexico's Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan, shared that colorful observation with an appreciative luncheon audience of the Economic Club of Minnesota last week as he warned about political rhetoric during both nations' 2012 presidential elections.

Sarukhan said both countries "will have to Teflon-coat our bilateral relationship so some of the stupidity that gets said on the campaign trail on either side of the border does not stick." Both countries also will need to "lock in the fundamental sea change that has occurred" in the U.S.-Mexico relationship." read more

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