Guest contributer hippiepooter writes:-
“Hewie’s in my manor!
Caught his report on Spain’s General Strike on News24 tonight.
He concluded his report informing us that the Spanish Government (centre-right Partido Popular) will announce its austerity measures tomorrow. “The fear is this country, already in recession, will be locked in a downward spiral”. Whose fear exactly Gav?
The Partido Popular achieved an overall majority in the general election in November last year.
In regional elections in Andalucia a couple of days ago PP recorded its best ever result, getting the largest vote for the first time, falling just short of an overall majority.
It’s vote in Asturias was also up nearly 2% on the previous year’s regional elections.
Somehow this failed to get a mention in Mr Hewitt’s report.
The fear in Spain, Mr Hewitt, is that union wreckers are going to make the crisis even worse with their stupid strikes. “