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Oct.
26th

The Country of Gotham

This is the second in a 2-part series on vigilantes.

In the shadow of buildings or under dark roadways, bodies are tossed in heaps like so much garbage. This is the gruesome landscape of a violence-plagued Mexico, a country enduring a years-old civil war waged on many fronts: Drug cartels vs. the government; drug cartel vs. drug cartel; the government vs. corrupt government officials.

But this latest discovery of stacked corpses was apparently the work of a new player on the scene. Vigilantes have entered the war.

According to a disturbing Wall Street Journal story those responsible for

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