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Obviously, not being able to perform magic is a serious handicap for the left.
Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.
You keep thinking that the Social Democrats manifest flaws are an excuse.
It's all their fault
We warned you
We said it would
end in doom
And now the right
will rule you
and we'll be gloating
in our room.
Ah, so until a few months ago you relied on the PSOE to do the right thing?
No, but the majority of those who voted for them last time apparently did.
The left can organise, it can make propaganda, it can stand for election. But it cannot do Jedi mind tricks, and when the PSOE shoots itself in the head two months before the election, it can't scramble a response that will catch all the now homeless voters. Believing that it could is an act of pure wishful thinking.
And all this time, the left has been busily having indignant meetings urging people to vote for leftwing parties that have been organizing?
Yes. If you missed that, then you haven't been paying attention.
With a 180 degree turn by the PSOE, with the requisite sacrificial lambs of PSOE supporters of the ECB colonization of Spain, it might be possible to reverse the outcome in a single election cycle, given how painful the years ahead will be.
Failing that, with a PSOE split and reconstitution of the colonial independence faction, it might be possible in a few election cycles.
Failing that, with the PP as a "Tory" pro-dependence party and the PSOE as a "Whig" pro-dependence party, a long slow process of party building lies ahead, similar to the long, slow replacement of the Canadian Liberal Part with the Canadian NDP.
I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
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