Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has recently been offering advice to the United States on how to improve its affairs, including taking better care of children, reducing drugs and guns, and keeping its law enforcement and military off Mexico’s turf.
Despite the unusual commentary, López Obrador’s rhetoric has proven popular, especially as he appears to be standing up to the U.S. and asserting Mexico’s sovereignty.
Some observers, however, believe that López Obrador may be using these statements as a distraction from domestic issues and failures, as reported by AOL.
Earlier this week, López Obrador criticized Washington for its “abusive meddling” and “vulgar” behavior, following the announcement by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration that it had infiltrated the Sinaloa cartel, which was once led by Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
The Mexican president accused the DEA of “espionage” for not notifying Mexican authorities.
As usual, there was no official response from Washington, which seems to have decided not to engage in López Obrador’s increasing verbal attacks.
Both the Trump and Biden administrations have relied on Mexico to help prevent migrants from entering the United States.
Written by staff