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Which option is realised depends largely on PSOE internal politics

Which are? I read the earlier PSOE-Podemos deal was killed when Susana Díaz, leader of Andalusia, wanted to stage a coup against Pedro Sánchez, who then became an unwilling partnewr for Podemos to save his ass as party leader. Is this a "no second seat to the commies" gut reaction (like the German SPD's attitude towards the Left Party), or something more concrete?

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sun Jun 26th, 2016 at 06:43:23 PM EST
The deal-breaker for the PSOE has been any threat to "national unity", i.e. any discussion of Catalan or Basque independance. Which are a fundamental part of the program for the Podemos coalition.

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by eurogreen on Sun Jun 26th, 2016 at 06:55:11 PM EST
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The PSOE has even said they would refuse a minority government that required the abstention of the separatists, that is ERC, CDC and Bildu. PNV is the only acceptable nationalist ally for the PSOE.

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 Sun Jun 26th, 2016 at 07:00:00 PM EST
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That's it.

See this articlr for the attitudes of Sánchez and Díaz. Older PSOE figures want nothing to do with Podemos.

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 Sun Jun 26th, 2016 at 06:58:14 PM EST
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