I missed the apprehension of Mexican drug lord Javier Arellano-Felix by the U.S. Coast Guard last week. (August 16 item) A Mexican political scientist asked me a reasonable question when I confessed I had not heard of this important development: Why does the American news media devote so much more attention to the arrest of the alleged killer of JonBenet Ramsey and so little to the apprehension of a major Mexican drug lord? I suppose our news media have reason to believe that their audiences are interested in the Ramsey murder. And for television it's a natural, with all those pictures of the adorable little girl in fancy outfits. But still--enough!