Is Puerto Rico Back from the Brink?
Writing in the Week (July 20), National Review’s editors incorrectly characterize Puerto Rico governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. Their unfair portrayal of his efforts to revitalize Puerto Rico’s economy is a disservice to the seriousness with which his administration has addressed Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis. National Review should instead recognize the governor as a job creator and fiscal reformer.
In the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Congressional Research Service hailed the governor’s willingness to undertake necessary cost-cutting measures in a difficult environment. These actions, and the comments of support, speak