Time for a Reset between the U.S. and Mexico

It looks like Mexico will elect Sr. Pena-Nieto this summer.  It looks like the U.S. will elect Gov. Romney this fall. If this turns out to be the case, let's hope that these two men bring some fresh ideas, because the U.S.-Mexico relationship desperately needs a new "reset."   It's fair to say that Pres. Calderón and Pres. Obama did not get much done.  Theirs was not a fruitful relationship for three reasons: 1) Pres. Obama was never really interested in Mexico.  He was, and continues to be, a Chicago Democrat more in tune with the labor unions and crony capitalism than with free trade with Mexico or Latin America.   As we recall from the 2008 campaign, candidate Obama ran against free trade agreements and promised to renegotiate NAFTA.   Even The Washington Post could not believe the level of pandering from candidate Obama. He demonstrated his incredible ignorance of our southern neighbor when he said that Mexico does not have "labor...(Read Full Article)