Quiet Surrender Noted
November 29, 2005, 02:49 PM
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The San Francisco Chronicle is doing a border series this week, celebrating the Mexicanization of south Texas. Today`s locale and subject for On the Border is "Elsa, Texas."

Along with the Spanish vocabulary words included for us ignorant gringos, we learn that Texans have already accepted a certain reconquista lite:

Many Texans draw an imaginary demarcation they call the Mexican-Dixon Line, from El Paso east to Houston, which essentially consigns heavily Latino south Texas to Mexico.