Spain’s run of luck – World cup winners, tennis champions, exonerated cucumbers – finally ran out this week. Along with 164 other members of the IMF it doesn’t get a vote in the upcoming leadership election. Alas – Spain’s finance minister explained to the press – we wanted to vote for Lagarde, but the pesky IMF rules mean we have to give our votes to our IMF board member, Mexico, who – the cads! – want to vote for their favoured son, Carstens.
As you might expect if you’ve been following this process, it gets more absurd. Continue reading “Poor old Spain… out in the cold with all the others”