EDITORIAL: Obama's gun lies
Democrats aren't alone in repeating phony gun statistics. The New York Times, CNN and numerous networks continue to repeat the 90 percent figure with no reporting to back it up.
That's because news outlets get their information from the same source. They grab the latest story off the wire, hand it to an "authorized journalist", and have them regurgitate it in front of a camera. And we wonder why the mainstream media (especially newspapers) are a dying breed.
Mexican police earn $460 a month, sometimes less, which makes bribes hard to resist.
Bribes? Many Mexican police simply quit, take their guns with them, and go work for the cartels where the pay is much better.