Perhaps you’ll recall my old tinfoil-hatted comments wherein I wouldn’t dismiss the possibility that Fast & Furious was partially designed to line somebody’s pockets. Well, this isn’t quite it; and I don’t give this article’s allegation much credibility, yet; but it keeps the door open to explanations other than simple incompetence or propaganda undermining the Second-Amendment, vile as those motivations may be.
A high-ranking Mexican drug cartel operative currently in U.S. custody is making startling allegations that the failed federal gun-walking operation known as “Fast and Furious” isn’t what you think it is.
It wasn’t about tracking guns, it was about supplying them — all part of an elaborate agreement between the U.S. government and Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa Cartel to take down rival cartels. [much more]
It also opens the possibility of a really, really ugly Chicago story.
No, I mean really ugly.