In Today’s Dallas Morning News…

This, from a woman in Juarez, Mexico who runs a roadside lunch cart and has to pay $60 a week to drug cartels for “protection”:

“In the end, organized crime has proven to be very organized and more visionary than the government itself. We wanted democracy and voted for that, and look what we got: criminals who scare everyone off, from cops to politicians to citizens. How can we ever change that? Do we even stand a chance?”