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There is a real chance that the PP with trainwreck any peace process. My sister points out that the PSOE may be able to make agreements with the Basque nationalists, but that these may have to be implemented by the PP in the future.

The PP will run a panic "Spain breaking up" campaign in 2008 and probably lose the elections badly, but after as little as 4 more years, especially if the Catalan estatut is generalized, there may be a backlash. And then the PP may be the ones in charge of the Basque peace process.

Hopefully by then the Aznarite wing will have imploded under its own weight and someone civilised, like Ruiz Gallardon, will be at the helm. One can always dream...

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 Wed Mar 22nd, 2006 at 12:36:19 PM EST
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