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Very good essay, but I think at one point a bit of whitewashing - Spain's experience of fighting terrorism in the democratic era isn't squeaky clean, and the worst offender was not Aznar but the socialist government under Gonzales which put together death squads.
by MarekNYC on Tue Mar 13th, 2007 at 11:50:05 AM EST
True. See the second half of this diary of mine.

"It's the statue, man, The Statue."
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Mar 13th, 2007 at 11:54:12 AM EST
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Yes.  Nobody should have to keep apologizing for the inquisition at this point, as the PP would like.  It's about the present situation, present causes, present consequences.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Tue Mar 13th, 2007 at 02:15:30 PM EST
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