“Luís Fortuño ruled over Puerto Rico like a miniature Ronald Reagan.” …. that I didn’t know!! The truth is out …
Luís Fortuño ruled over Puerto Rico like a miniature Ronald Reagan.
He fired 30,000 workers, reduced pension benefits, closed down schools, and raised consumer taxes. He also campaigned aggressively against Barack Obama and for Mitt Romney, even after Romney’s infamous “let’s forget the 47%” fiasco.
Unfortunately, the “47%” which Romney was prepared to forget, included virtually the entire population of Puerto Rico.
Fortuño and Romney forget the 47%, and chase three voters in Puerto Rico
But Fortuño’s most destructive legacy, was the creation of a P3 mentality in Puerto Rico
What is a P3?
P3s are “public-private partnerships,” in which private corporations take over the infrastructure of Puerto Rico and run it on a for-profit basis, rather than a basic public service.
Who brought the P3s to Puerto Rico?
Fortuño did, during his one term as governor (2009-2013).
Within five months of taking office, in June 2009, Fortuño passed Public…
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