A problem some Puerto Ricans share: out of touch with reality”! George Orwell is alive and well ….. The governor of PR, among others, channel him.
In a letter, on his official stationery, the governor of Puerto Rico recognized the value of War Against All Puerto Ricans. One should always appreciate a courtesy and be thankful for it.
Accordingly Nation Books and the author, Nelson Denis, thank Gov. Garcia Padilla for this letter.
But in all fairness, the letter does pose a problem…a problem that is shared by everyone in Puerto Rico. The problem is that this governor continues to be out of touch with reality. The letter refers to Puerto Rico as a “competitive and democratic society, an example to many Caribbean and Latin American nations.”
The last time I checked, Puerto Rico has a $73 billion public debt, PREPA is about to default on a $9 billion debt, the island’s credit rating is “Junk Bond” status, an IVU of 11.5% was passed, gasoline taxes rose twice in the last year, water and electricity cost a fortune, and everyone is leaving the island…so that…
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