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from the diary just above:

Be aware, though, that the left is basically in the streets shouting "do not vote PPSOE".

by rootless2 on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 08:23:59 AM EST
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Oh, I did not read that as a call to boycott - I read it as a call to vote to the left of PSOE. But I guess it could be constructed that way.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 08:46:29 AM EST
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Let me point out that the call is to vote for something else, more left-wing or more right-wing. Your pick.

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by kcurie on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 09:32:11 AM EST
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Standing behind me in the line at the polls was a young couple. He kept going on about how representative democracy was a useless exercise, and so on. The basic 15M-movement they call it democracy but it's not and they do not represent us line. He voted. I doubt he voted PSOE, and I doubt he voted to the right of PSOE.

I also voted. I also voted to the left of PSOE. I also ranted about voting once a year and sitting at home for the following 4 years.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 01:06:02 PM EST
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