Make No Mistake: Mexican Cartel Murders are Funded by AmericansThe Honorable Newt Gingrich
By Newt Gingrich (Original source Gingrich360)
“The massacre of nine Americans – including six children – in Northern Mexico this week was the latest shocking reminder of a stark reality: Our next-door neighbor has a huge, dangerous organized crime problem.
In response, President Trump was understandably angry, saying: “This is the time for Mexico, with the help of the United States, to wage WAR on the drug cartels and wipe them off the face of the earth.”
The President’s goal is right, but the target is wrong.
The key to destroying the Mexican cartels is in America not Mexico.
As long as Americans send an estimated $19 billion to $29 billion in drug money a year to Mexico (as estimated by ICE) there will be cartels willing to take it. Kill one generation of cartel leaders, and a new generation will emerge.”
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