Hundreds of leaked text messages revealed the governor of Puerto Rico mocking his own citizens. For many Puerto Ricans, it was the last straw. Guest: Patricia Mazzei, the Miami bureau chief for The New York Times, spoke with us from San Juan, P.R. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.
Background reading: Tens of thousands of people from across Puerto Rican society have united in nearly a week of protests that reveal deep dissatisfaction with how the island is governed.