Wow! This could be really bad news for us if Mexico goes the way of Venezuela. We only think that a lot of Mexican citizens are fleeing their bad economy. If Obrador gains power and sends the Mexican economy further down the toilet we may really, really need troops at the border. Polls show Mexican race too close to call By Traci Carl, Associated Press Writer Mexicans chose Sunday between a leftist offering himself as a savior to the poor and a conservative who warned his rival's free-spending proposals threaten the economy, but exit polls showed the presidential race was too close to call.