Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Forthcoming: Spanish Socialists Gone Wild!

An article by John Vinocur in the International Herald Tribune last week has apparently induced some observers into believing that Spain's Socialist Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero is preparing to switch alliances from the Franco-German "axis of losers" (as Spanish opposition leader Mariano Rajoy has put it) to the pro-Atlantist camp in the EU led by Tony Blair. In the opinion of your humble servant, Vinocur's report is greatly exaggerated. In any event, consideration of recent Socialist behavior will lead one to conclude that with "allies" like the Spanish Socialists one would not need enemies....