Lawmakers wrestled, slapped each other and tumbled across the floor of Mexico's Congress after opposition legislators threatened to block the inauguration of the incoming president, whom they accuse of stealing the election.And our elites want to merge the North American continent into one united bloc. We had surpassed this sort of nonsense by the time Jefferson took office in early 1801. Wow.
By late Tuesday, the brawl had turned into a tense standoff between congressmen of President-elect Felipe Calderon's conservative party _ who want him to take the oath of office in Congress _ and opposition leftists who have vowed to block the swearing-in ceremony.
Friday, December 01, 2006
Mexico's civilized exchange of power
La muchedumbre? No, it's Mexico's Congressional leaders: