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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - National Action Party
With signs reading "No to repression!" and "Down with the PRI!" the angry students who have taken the streets of Mexico with flash protests have become the most visible face of youth in the presidential election campaign.
President Felipe Calderon's allies headed toward some surprising victories in Mexican state elections marred by drug gang violence so severe only a trickle of citizens voted in one state where the leading gubernatorial candidate was slain.
Mexicans voted for new governors and mayors across a third of the country Sunday in an election soured by drug-gang killings and intimidation and expected to hand the main opposition party sweeping gains.