By Gordon K. Lewis
This essay on Puerto Rico analyzes the deepening difficulty in American capitalism and the way it unavoidably impacts Puerto Rico. primarily, Lewis asks and seeks to reply to 3 questions: what's the nature of Puerto Rican society after a decade of dramatic and disturbing switch? What will be the tactic of freedom? What may be, must be, the character of the hot Puerto Rican society, as soon as it truly is published from American rule?
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Where was George? The catcalls started immediately. " And suchlike. " But the people in the ARCO suite were getting close. Being present at the conception of a minor quip was the most interesting thing that happened to me at the Democratic convention. Then there were the political videos the Democrats kept showing on the convention hall's giant screen. Try to imagine something fully as stupid as MTV but without the sex or the violence or the music. Even the state delegation tank-ups and other booze soirees were a frost.
How about the media? Most things seem to be the media's fault. And members of the press did manage—who knows how—to make the '88 election more trivial than it already was. That is, they were a lot better at finding out what Dan Quayle was doing on the golf course with Paula Parkinson than at finding out what Lloyd Bentsen was doing in bed with the entire petroleum industry. But I don't know if it's fair to blame the media. Newspapers, magazines, television and radio gave exhaustive coverage to the scramble for the presidency.
Nor can we blame the candidates themselves. They were just looking for work, something we expect every able-bodied adult to do in this society, at least during Republican administrations. No, the guilty are to be found a bit closer to home, right in our own lap pools and open-plan gourmet kitchens. We wanted a lo-cal, polyunsaturated, salt-free election slate. Otherwise we wouldn't have been out on the lawn rolling in every stinky detail of the candidates' lives. We didn't even try to get the presidential wannabes to tell us what they meant or what they'd do.