This story today is hilarious. Apparently the Anglo-Saxon media are in cahoots to talk Spain down for their own benefit.
This is a great example of many games Government like to play:
- Start by shooting the messenger
- When that fails; tell everybody the messenger is a horrible foreigner anyway.
- Keep distraction going by whipping up Xenophobia and not discussing 45% youth unemployment in your own Country and said causes.
- Try and get a facebook campaign going too, to show your are modern, with it and therefore not incompetent.
- Get the security servcies involved and start threatening your critics with....
The sad thing is, the UK's Time-in-the-Sun of the Bond markets may not be far away, so I will use this post as a memo to check of Peter Mandelson's statements at that time.
Please delete your cache on Internet Explorer or Firefox now, I don't want the Spanish Secret service calling round to your houses.