Hispandering …. Did we expect any different??
“AN INSULT TO THE INTELLIGENCE … After 118 years, Puerto Ricans have few expectations from US politicians.
But at the very least, even as they lie to us, they should not be so obvious and heavy-handed about it. The Clinton “Policy for Puerto Rico” is an insult to the intelligence.”
Hillary Clinton just issued her first and only “policy statement” with respect to Puerto Rico. In 376 words, she said practically nothing but conveyed one great point: that Clinton cares very little about Puerto Rico.
The entirety of her policy statement appears here…
I can save you a little time. Here is the meat of the Clinton policy:
- Congress should extend bankruptcy rights to Puerto Rico
- Puerto Rico should get more Medicaid and Medicare
- Puerto Rico should hold another status referendum
This is what is known as Hispandering.
SHE KNOWS THAT CONGRESS WILL NOT ACT
Clinton has accepted nearly $1 million in campaign funds from the hedge funds that are operating in Puerto Rico, and opposing Chapter 9 for the island.
She also knows that no one – neither Congress nor the next president – will want to implode a municipal bond industry which, at $3.7 trillion annually, represents…
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