“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”
— William Faulkner
The wisdom of one of America’s greatest writers can’t be lost on Roger Montoya.
The far-left Democrat, running for a seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives, claims that his “life’s work has centered on the health and wellness of generations of young people and those in need.” A dozen years ago, he “co-founded Moving Arts Española, an after-school program for children of all ages.” CNN, he brags, “recognized my work … as a 2019 Hero in the Visionary category.”
But a little investigative digging, the Piñon Post reports, has uncovered that the “hero” and “visionary” has left something off his résumé: his time in porn.
Montoya, using the names “Joe Savage” and “Eric Martinez,” appears to have “acted” in “multiple gay films titled ‘Hot Male Mechanics,’ ‘Spring Training,’ ‘The Lumber Yard,’ ‘Falcon Bareback,’ and ‘Hot Chili Peppers 2.’”
While the Post “reached out to Mr. Montoya for comment via telephone and email correspondence on multiple occasions,” it “did not hear back and could not leave a message due to his voicemail inbox being full.” One wonders what his powerful endorsers — including Michelle Lujan Grisham, Martin Heinrich, the American Federation of Teachers, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Conservation Voters New Mexico, and Planned Parenthood — think about Montoya’s past.
Okay, okay. It’s prime election time, and embarrassing revelations are bound to emerge in what is already a very nasty year for politics. But far more sinister turpitude plague New Mexico.
Ask Phillip Munson.
His group, Stop Elite Child Trafficking, is pressing for the truth about the depravity that doubtless occurred on Zorro Ranch. Yes, Jeffrey Epstein is dead. But neither state nor federal officials in the Land of Enchantment appear interested in exactly what went on at the property, located in unincorporated Santa Fe County. So Munson and his allies have organized a “mystery march,” to raise awareness about what Eddy Aragon calls “the worst-kept secret in the state of New Mexico.”
Secrets. New Mexico’s political class thrives on them. But more and more, citizen activistsand gutsy media outlets aren’t willing to ignore the corruption at the core of power in the Land of Enchantment.