Ever the King of the Hypocrites, Mexico's Presidente Calderon has carped up a storm about American Presidential candidates mentioning the Mexican invasion in negative terms. Calderon certainly took note of Spitzer's licensing scam being a major political controversy that finally going down in flames.
MEXICO CITY - The question of whether to give driver's licenses to illegal immigrants has ignited a national debate in the United States.Furthermore, Mexicans are terrible drivers even when they are not drunk. It doesn't help that they come from a culture that has few standards for driving competence generally.
Yet in Mexico, the biggest source of immigrants to the USA, there's no debate: If you're not in the country legally, you can't get a driver's license.
All of Mexico's 31 states, along with the federal district of Mexico City, require foreigners to present a valid visa if they want a driver's license, according to a survey of states by USA TODAY.
"When it comes to foreigners, we're a little more strict here," said Alejandro Ru?z, director of education at the Mexican Automobile Association. [Not legal? No Mexican driver's license for you USA Today 11/15/07]