zapatero to stand down next year

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero , prime minister of spain, who has the (mis) fortune of having 2 tragically gothic daughters, accidentally fell into power following the tragic disaster in madrid that swayed spanish voters in federal elections. he has announced that he won’t run for re-election in 2012. we think it’s due to spain’s current and ongoing economic recession.

unemployment stands at 20% and the property bust just gets worse. many spaniards are slaves to their mortgages–which many can no longer afford to pay. and the biz from the uk has essentialy dried up. his profile can be found on the bbc website.

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