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Did the Puerto Rican electorate's selection of a  Republican for Governor represent an "aspirational" affiliation or was he simply the best candidate out of a poor field?  What about the legislative branch?  Any hope for support there?

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Oct 15th, 2009 at 11:49:53 PM EST
Gov't by default! - The previous government struck out.  The previous governor was indicted, etc. etc.  Government down here is tribalism.  You belong to one tribe or the other (with benefits being distributed accordingly).  

I CAN say that the present administration, however, wasn't expected to enact such drastic cuts.  The governor's popularity is consequently down to about a third of the electorate.

"Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark." Cheyenne

by maracatu on Sat Oct 17th, 2009 at 10:19:00 AM EST
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