Puerto Rico

The media is neglecting Puerto Rico

The media is neglecting Puerto Rico

The Sun runs an occasional abstract story on the problems facing Puerto Rico. It appears to prefer feel-good stories about thousands of meals being served daily on an island populated by millions; this is like running stories to tell us hundreds of people in Baltimore ate well today. Like most of the mainstream media, at least on the mainland, it ignores the horrible reality still unfolding on U.S. soil. I offer a hint received in an email from a friend who attended a meeting in another city:

"A Puerto Rican woman stood up and told of her trip a couple of weeks ago. Her family was having some sort of emergency, so she visited them for two weeks. She saw a neighbor bury a family...

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