WHAT'S WRONG WITH GIVING MAPS TO MEXICAN MIGRANTS?Mexico has cancelled plans to distribute maps to migrants (maps showing where all of the secret items and other cheats are).
"Mexico will suspend its plan to distribute maps to migrants wanting to cross the U.S. border illegally, but an official said Thursday the decision was not made because of American pressure.
Miguel Angel Paredes, spokesman for the federal Human Rights Commission, said the government wanted to "rethink" its plan because human rights officials in border states expressed concern that the maps would show anti-immigrant groups - like the Minutemen civilian patrols - where migrants likely would gather.
"This would be practically like telling the Minutemen where the migrants are going to be," Paredes said. "We are going to rethink this, so that we wouldn't almost be handing them over to groups that attack migrants."
On Wednesday, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said the United States opposed the plan "in the strongest terms." He said the effort would lead more people to cross the border, "leading to more migrant deaths and the further enrichment of the criminal human trafficking rings."
Paredes was asked if the Mexican decision was a response to U.S. pressure.
"No, we are not responding to that," he said. "We have not taken that into account."
The commission, a Mexican government-funded agency with independent powers, originally said it would print and pay for at least 70,000 maps showing highways, rescue beacons and water tanks in the Arizona desert.
The posters were to have been distributed in border towns and through human rights offices in Mexico starting in March, when illegal border crossings are usually high.
I can understand the logic of not giving maps to illegal aliens, since you're giving them a false sense of security, putting them at risk of dying from starvation, dehydration, or heat stroke in the hot Arizona desert, and also because it can be seen as the Mexican government giving their stamp of approval to illegal immigration into the United States, especially considering they do subtly condone it, the money the illegal migrants send back to Mexico being a major source of taxable income.
But I'm really just posting this article because the idea of "Mexicans with maps" gave me the most wrong, the most evil, idea I've had for a Photoshop in a long, long time.
Don't say I didn't warn you.
Why do you want to snatch the map right out of Dora the Explorer's hands?