Political games needlessly harmed the Puerto Rican Day Parade

In the end Oscar López Rivera didn’t march like anyone else, but still led the Puerto Rican Day Parade — scowling from atop the first float and surrounded by supporters, including Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Despite the signs calling him “our Mandela,” it wasn’t the triumph she’d hoped for. The parade scrubbed OLR from its Web…

In the end Oscar López Rivera didn’t march like anyone else, but still led the Puerto Rican Day Parade — scowling from atop the first float and surrounded by supporters, including Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Despite the signs calling him “our Mandela,” it wasn’t the triumph she’d hoped for. The parade scrubbed OLR from its Web...

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