photoblog.msnbc.msn.com‘s caption gives us a glimmer of a look at the backstory behind this, uh, unique piece: “A gold-plated handgun, engraved and inlaid with diamonds on the butt, is displayed at the Museum of Drugs in Mexico City, on August 18, 2010. Gold-incrusted weapons [sic], children clothes decorated with LSD-laced stickers and religious paintings packed with cocaine offer a glimpse into Mexico’s growing drug culture in a unique museum.” The MOD is a private collection, open only to government officials, diplomats and members of the army. On the odd occasion, the media gets a look-in. Click here for a video showing more of the booty.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *