The Miami Herald weighs in to the Coral Gables Commission Group 4 race with Past finances dog Gables commission candidate: “Coral Gables political circles are abuzz with talk of a candidate’s past financial woes. Turns out he isn’t the only one.”
So now we have two candidates — both Sanabria and Rosenblatt — arguing that their bankruptcies have made them better. Here’s Sanabria’s version:
Sanabria said his bankruptcy was an embarrassing situation, but it taught him to be careful with partnerships and be debt free.
“It gave me the greatest lesson – I have become a multimillionaire,” Sanabria said.
At this rate, next thing you know, bankruptcies — once seen in England and the US as disqualifying you from polite society — will be seen as a prerequisite to elected office…