All throughout history, men and women have betrayed each other.
It happens every day, all over the planet, and it always leaves a slight stench.
Mankind would have reached much higher, the world would be so much nobler, without this one miserable trait.
The following is not a photo: it is a painting of Judas Iscariot, hustling away from Golgotha and its crucifixes. He clutches thirty pieces of silver; he knows the price of everything and the value of nothing, and so he sells the whole world away.
Two thousand years later, we have hundreds of Judases – maybe thousands – who are selling off little pieces of Puerto Rico.
They’ve been doing it for decades.
Thanks to them, Puerto Rico is about to collapse into receivership: with a five-person Financial Control Board and P3s (public-private partnerships) controlling the water, electricity, bridges and tunnels, public transport, and airport concessions.
In other words, the hedge funds are about to swallow Puerto Rico in one savage gulp.
For this reason I often remind people: major un patriota en Nueva York, que un vendepatria en Puerto Rico.