“We said if they didn’t do something, we’re going to do something. They did something. So what do you want me to do now? Whether it’s legal or illegal is his problem,” Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., the spokes-amigo, told me. “Today we’re going to pass some bills. They solved it.”
I asked him what the amigos were going to do.
“Oh, no, no, no, no, no,” he replied, letting it sink in that either the world will never know his true political brilliance, or he was bluffing the whole time. “It’s over. My 15 minutes of fame are over. The governor moved. It’s over for me.”