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Commentary: An 'unsaintly measure' may backfire on Mexico

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SAN DIEGO -- The Mexican media have taken to calling the drug war "Calderon's Iraq," and suggest it could swallow up the entire six-year term of Mexican President Felipe Calderon.

That's a bit off the mark. A better comparison is with the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. As the Bush administration went about trying to thwart further terrorist attacks, some Americans worried that the preventive measures would destroy our most precious freedoms.

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