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anniemg
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11:51:33 AM Mar 28th 2015
What's up with the way this article is written? It's either super self-deprecating (if Mexican tropers wrote and edited it), or super discriminatory and dismissive (if this wasn't by Mexican tropers).

Come on guys. We can do better.
szmty
11:10:01 PM Aug 29th 2015
edited by szmty
I just finished reading it and I've got to say I'm apalled with how it looks. I can assure you that this was written by a Mexican who is reeeaaally suffering the Cultural Cringe. I mean, we've got problems in our country, but it's not THAT bad. After all, if Mexico were a true Banana Republic, there wouldn't be any American or European tourists relaxing in Cancun. Also, the Cristero War (Elías Calles's anti-religion laws) and the "Mexican Miracle" period in the forties and fifties were completely ignored, along with all the other good things. And I would have liked a bit more about the history of Mexican media other than "Televisa and TV Azteca own everything and they're evil". For example, it could've been nice to mention that a Mexican helped to develop color TV by inventing his own system. Or mention movies made during the "Golden Age" of Mexican cinema featuring actors such as Pedro Infante, Pedro Armendáriz and Cantinflas. This page needs a lot of improvements; I think I should help - we have to show the best of ourselves to the world. We can't completely put aside our problems, but we can't ignore our qualities. It's okay to be self-deprecating, but not in excess.
Romanticide
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09:50:40 PM May 2nd 2011
I can see my Mazatlan in the map in the wall! :D Squee! :D
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