This is how things work …. in good ole politics!!
“Luís Fortuño ruled over Puerto Rico like a miniature Ronald Reagan.” ….. “Luis Fortuño’s political resume is dripping with corruption, nepotism, brutality, and financial mismanagement.” …. “THE ROBBER IN PUERTO RICO, BECOMES A “REFORMER” IN WASHINGTON”
Luís Fortuño ruled over Puerto Rico like a miniature Ronald Reagan.
He fired 30,000 workers, closed over 100 schools, reduced pension benefits, raised the university tuition, and hiked gasoline and sales taxes. He also campaigned aggressively against Barack Obama and for Mitt Romney, even after Romney’s infamous “let’s forget the 47%” fiasco.
Fortuño watches the 47%...on television.
Unfortunately, the “47%” which Romney and Fortuño were prepared to forget, included nearly the entire population of Puerto Rico.
WHAT DID FORTUÑO DO WITH ALL THE MONEY?
By the end of his four-year term, the press reported a “flood” of private contracts that Fortuño doled out from 2009 till 2013. The amount was astounding: over $9.3 billion in private contracts.
Much of this flood of private contracts, was handed out to Fortuño’s friends and business associates.
Here is one example: in 2011, while firing 30,000 government workers to…
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