Mexico decides Trump isn’t so fierce after all

5/9/2017 Los Angeles Times

17028185388_8b61cf9e1f_kThe worst may be over — though it’s not quite time to celebrate.

That seems to be the guarded consensus here more than three months into the administration of President Trump, whose targeting of Mexico and Mexicans yielded profound economic, social and political disquiet throughout the country.

Not long ago, many feared Trump’s agenda could edge the nation toward economic ruin and even rip asunder the fabric of Mexican society. Trump appeared to have gotten into the collective Mexican psyche like no other U.S. leader in decades.

But the doomsday scenarios have receded as Trump has backed away from his signature threats against Mexico on trade and immigration policy.

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