It even reached the New York Times ("Mexican President: State Was Left to Drug Cartel"):
Calderón is suggesting that the PRI-run government of the state of Veracruz might have pacted with the narcos:
"I believe Veracruz was left in the hands of the Zetas, I don't know if it was involuntary, probably, I hope so"
As one might expect, the PRI was not happy about these comment, though its response to what are truly explosive allegations was remarkably muted ("lamentable," "politicized," etc).
Is it just 2012 heating up, or does the government really have something on PRI and narco collusion?