Spanish right-wing ruling Popular Party “laments the loss of Nelson Mandela” on its Twitter account. A few months earlier they voted against naming a street after Mandela – a street called “July 18” (in honour of the day Franco rose against the Republic in 1936).
Tom Gill is a London-based writer who blogs at www.revolting-europe.com on European affairs from a radical left perspective. The Spanish socialists have ditched ‘responsible opposition’. But have they got enough fight to stop Rajoy? ‘Responsible opposition’ has been the watchword of Spain’s … Continued