Skip to comments.US Border czar warns cartels against targeting US forces
Posted on 06/09/2009 1:04:10 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
US border czar Alan Bersin warned Mexico's brutal drug cartels Tuesday that threats to target law enforcement officials on both sides of the border would be met by a "significant response."
Bersin said a recent call by one cartel kingpin to ramp up violence against US and Mexican law enforcement agents was potentially of "grave significance" and was being "taken seriously" by the administration.
"Should law enforcement, border patrol agents, customs officers or local and state law enforcement officers be targeted that would be considered a major departure from existing practice of the cartels, and a threat that called for a significant response," he said.
While drawing a line in the sand, Bersin did not specify what the US response might be, except to say efforts would be stepped up to apprehend those responsible.
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BOTH sides of the border?
They’ve been killing (and now beheading) Mexico cops for over a decade, and the US has done nothing (including sealing the border).
We now have a “border czar”? I’ll be dammed.
He sounds kinda like NK, and nobody will take him seriously either.
I’m sure our border czar will send the cartels a strongly worded letter if they keep this up.
I wonder what kind of tonnage Zero’s old supplier ships nowadays?
Does this sentence strike anyone else as insane?:
“Should law enforcement, border patrol agents, customs officers or local and state law enforcement officers be targeted that would be considered a major departure from existing practice of the cartels, and a threat that called for a significant response,” he said.”
As if the ‘current’ practice of Mexican drug cartels kidnapping, beheading and bringing in drugs and illegals is ok....(eye roll)
Yeah, let’s get drastic and slap a couple of UN sanctions on Mexico. That’ll show ‘em.
Apparently. To work along with our Great Lakes Czar perhaps.
Next week: The auto Czar mails out deep discount car ads.
Well, actually killing US officials might force tangible action against bringing loads of more future Dem voters to the US, and we can't have anything interfering with that.
Bet they're quaking in their boots.
The "czars" are where, exactly, in relation to the President's cabinet?
...or is EVERYONE a "czar" now?
Mr. Obama - Czar of the United States
Mr. Geitner - Czar of the Treasury
Mr. Gates - Czar of Defense
Not to mention the coke for Hollywood and Obama...can’t have anything ‘messing’ that up either.
‘Border czar’ ?
And as if law enforcement is holding back until they really get mad.
Warned them with a “strongly worded letter”.
Yea, that’ll work.
“Double Secret Probation”?
All I can do is stand aghast at the utter stupidity of this administration.
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