Border Patrol Agents Smuggling Migrants
One of the frequent comments in regards to the DP World deal was that those shifty Arabs would be more easily infiltrated than an American owned and staffed enterprise. The idea that Americans can be corrupted and do things that are a detriment to this country either didn’t register or are discounted. Frankly I found such arguments naive and stories like this one reinforce this view:
SAN DIEGO — Two supervisory U.S. Border Patrol agents who helped establish a successful cross-border anti-smuggling program have been charged with smuggling migrants for a Mexican trafficking organization.
The agents, both stationed in the Imperial Valley, released apprehended illegal immigrants in exchange for cash, pulling in about $300,000, according to a federal indictment unsealed Thursday.
There is a long history of foreign groups, be they government or private (such as drug cartels or the like) corrupting Americans in the very positions that are to protect us from such groups. Yet we are to worry about a cargo terminal operator instead of making sure that the people actually doing the security aren’t selling us out?