Carmen Yulín Cruz

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The people are not going to go away. That's what he's hoping for, but we outnumber him."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Protestors crowd the street leading to the governor's mansion on July 15, 2019 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
"He does not deserve the job he has, and the people have spoken."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"His racism knows no boundaries," said San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz


On the grim anniversary of Hurricane Maria, as Puerto Rico remains in tarp-strewn ruins, thousands lack power or water, and scores who fled now face homelessness, the White House boasted of its "historic recovery effort" and agreed to give the island about 1% of what it needs to rebuild. Then Trump went to a Las Vegas rally where he called Brett Kavanaugh "a fine, fine person" and happily imagined the day we'd all want him to "stop winning so much," which we think is here.