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Former Washington Correspondent Nails It
Reconquista -- Amnesty's Elephant in the Living Room
...In the half-decade since assuming office,
Mexican President Vicente Fox has virtually advertised his desire
for reconquest. Yet like that proverbial elephant in the living
room, few Americans see the warning signs. In 2001, when talks
with the U.S. over guest worker alternatives had begun, Fox said,
"When we think of 2025, there is not going to be a border.
There will be a free movement of people just like the free movement
of goods."Indeed, Fox doesn't think the U.S.-Mexico border
is such a good idea right now. His director of the Presidential
Office for Mexicans Abroad, Juan
Hernandez, stated in an April 2002 speech in Tucson, "Vicente
Fox sees the nation of Mexico as being one of 123 million people
100 million people within the borders, and 23 million living
outside Mexico." -- More...