H/T One Old VetMexico: Only a Burden (I do not agree with the policy proposals).
Why is Mexico such a mess? It's the culture. Don't scoff. I live here, remember? Mexicans do not understand the very basics of Rule of Law. They don't understand them and I don't believe they ever will...
Mexican politicians believe that it is their right to enrich themselves at the expense of their constituents. It comes with the territory, so to speak. Mexicans as a whole are not capable of viewing society as a whole. They do not understand that what is injurious to society is injurious to the individual.
Mark in Mexico has not updated in 6 years and may go off line any day. So we have imported the essay at "The Last Word On Mexico" —A Dangerously Insightful Essay On Mexican History