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Of course the newly strengthened socialist government has not made much of a difference. Spain has an independent, majority Francoist, judiciary. You read it here first: The bunker in the Spanish judiciary (2007)

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 Thu Jul 4th, 2019 at 08:19:10 AM EST
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Rather like the judiciary in the US.
by rifek on Thu Jul 4th, 2019 at 12:49:37 PM EST
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Consider what the commitment to that idea entails for Spain or US or European constituencies. Divesting themselves of at least "constitutional" monarchy has been a long-term project for some, not all. Evidently it is much more difficult than disavowing catholicism, wouldn't you agree?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Jul 4th, 2019 at 03:47:10 PM EST
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