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Not to be a broken record on this, but as someone who grew up on the Texas-Mexican border, I cannot tell you much Trump’s fantasies about the border show how little he knows about the place he obsesses about 24/7.
theatlantic.com/politics/archi… Take this, for example. Drugs come in through legal ports of entry, hidden under legal goods being shipped. Which any fool from the area could have told you. They don’t smuggle them through wilderness!
This isn’t fucking Mad Max, with a bunch of people in souped-up Jeeps plowing through unpaved desert. The terrain where I grew up is *dangerous*. You *have* to drive on roads. And that means you *have* to go through ports of entry.

Seriously, this is basic stuff.
Hell, I wrecked a pick-up truck once on an actual road, albeit a dirt one, going a mere 20 MPH, because there were so many rocks and my car skid on one. No way are drug sellers risking their precious cargo by driving it straight through roadless desert.
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