Why Mexico’s Ex-President Is Our Inner Voice

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Mexico’s ex president Vicente Fox Quesada is not here for no damn wall. In fact, he’s never been here for a damn wall. But President Donald Trump keeps up this delusional tale that Mexico’s going to pay for it. In fact, he ran on a platform that the wall dividing Mexico and the U.S. would be beautiful and it wouldn’t cost taxpayers a dime. Well, like most things in the Trumpian era, that isn’t true.

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Trump’s new credo is that taxpayers will pay for the wall that many Americans don’t want and that Mexico will pay us back. Well, on Thursday, Mexico’s former president took to Twitter to explain to Trump his position on the wall that he didn’t want and never said he would pay for.

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And there you have it folks, an ex-foreign leader showing our tweeter in chief how to really use Twitter. Just look at that glorious hashtag. Sure, our president will try to bully Mexico into paying by issuing some executive order that cuts off American sky-viewing to all Mexican residents, but for right now, let’s just enjoy the moment.

Viva Vicente Fox Quesada!

Senior Editor @ The Root, boxes outside my weight class, when they go low, you go lower.

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But President Trump keeps up this delusional tale that Mexico’s going to pay for it.

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