This essay does not judge or condemn Luis Muñoz Marín.
We all know that President Barack Obama, Governor David Patterson
(New York) and Congressman Trey Radel (Florida) used cocaine, Mayors
Marion Barry (Washington, D.C.) and Rob Ford (Toronto) smoked crack,
and innumerable politicians and CEOs do a little “something something”
on the regular. But 70 years ago, a divorce, an abortion, or a drug addiction
could end any political career.
It almost happened to Governor Luis Muñoz Marín of Puerto Rico...