"If you can't, resign!" was the overriding cheer during Saturday night's massive march and demonstration against insecurity at the Zocalo in Mexico City. As in, if you, the political elites, cannot solve the intractable problems in Mexican society of delincuency, violence, organized crime, narco warfare, and corruption and impunity, then you should just leave office.
And who might take their places? Doesn't really matter, apparently, so long as the politicians are punished for allowing to govern the way governments have run Mexico since the Revolution. There were calls for the death penalty for kidnappers and narco criminals, but there was no acknowledgment of the complex social failures that often lead to criminal activity, no acknowledgment of the collapse of the social contract in Mexico, or whatever might be left of it.