Trump Said Puerto Rico’s Leadership Was Screwing Its Citizenry. Now The Citizenry Has Found Out He Was Right

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor.

“The tense confrontations marked an escalation of the dramatic political crisis that began in Puerto Rico after hundreds of pages of a private chat on the messaging app Telegram between Mr. Rosselló and some of his closest aides were leaked on Saturday, revealing a slew of crude and inappropriate exchanges. The leak, coming on the heels of high-profile federal corruption arrests last week, unleashed months of pent-up frustration over Mr. Rosselló’s handling of Hurricane Maria, his education policies and the federal oversight board that controls Puerto Rico’s troubled finances.”

h/t GR