PUERTO RICO: Cheatproof System

Last week in Puerto Rico eligible voters had to be at their polling places by high noon. Precisely at that hour doors were closed against late comers and voting began. As their votes were recorded, voters were allowed to slip out quietly one by one. When the last Puerto Rican left his polling place the election was all over but the counting. When the counting was all over it was revealed that white-thatched old Santiago Iglesias, the Samuel Gompers of his island, had been re-elected Puerto Rico's Resident Commissioner in Washington over Dr....

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