Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Getting What We Wish?

It seems that for decades now, I've mocked the tendency of some beauty pageant contestants to say they want to work for world peace.

Ah, perhaps I was too hasty:

A reigning Mexican beauty queen from the drug-plagued state of Sinaloa was arrested with suspected gang members in a truck filled guns and ammunition, police say.

Miss Sinaloa 2008 Laura Zuniga stared at the ground, with her flowing dark hair concealing her face, as she stood squeezed between seven alleged gunmen lined up before journalists. Soldiers wearing ski masks guarded the 23-year-old model and the suspects.

Zuniga was arrested shortly before midnight on Monday at a military checkpoint in Zapopan, just outside the colonial city of Guadalajara, said Jalisco state police director, Francisco Alejandro Solorio.

Zuniga was riding in one of two trucks, where soldiers found a large stash of weapons, including two AR-15 assault rifles, .38 specials, 9mm handguns, nine magazines, 633 cartridges and $53,300 in U.S. currency, Solorio said Tuesday.

Working for world peace is sounding pretty good right now.

Check her out:

Photo Source: AP

Yowser. I'll be in my bunk.

And another thing, what is it with such pretty women hanging with such loser thugs? And I'm not just talking personal dating experience. In ten years, my daughter might be bringing home losers for dates, all sparkly-eyed over how cool the scum-of-the-day is. I clearly need more firepower at home.

This involves weapons and foreign nationals, so I'm relaxing blogging standards and calling it a foreign affairs event.