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It is not possible to "cancel" the local government of Catalonia. The Spanish government can commandeer the regional government to enforcce the constitution, in a limited fashion. People are suggesting that Rajoy might use this power to call a snap Catalan regional election - which is normally a decision the Catalan regional premier takes.

Government sources tell the Spanish press if the PSOE does not support Rajoy, he might call a snap Spanish election.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Oct 2nd, 2017 at 12:19:46 PM EST
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