Puerto Ricans Flee Hurricane-Ravaged Island to the United States

Who didn’t see this coming? Thousands of Puerto Ricans are escaping their island’s flattened infrastructure to get to a place where things work — because, as American citizens, they can.

Wednesday’s Los Angeles Times front-paged the story, under photos of the catastrophic California wildfires.

Who can blame them for skedaddling en masse when the lights don’t turn […]