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November 20, 2011

Conservatives Win Landslide Victory in Spain

Conservatives won 187 of 350 seats in the parliament. Socialists won 110, their worst evah. From the Washington Post:

Spanish conservatives won a historically large mandate at the polls Sunday, freeing them to make deep austerity cuts as they struggle to pull the country’s economy out of a tailspin.

In an election marked by bitter disappointment and desperation over the euro zone’s highest unemployment rate, the Socialists who have led the country since 2004 were cast out from office as many of their staunchest supporters turned elsewhere, according to a national TV exit poll released after the polls closed.

Left-leaning, high-tax, big-regulation, big-government states and countries are suffering the most. Maybe it's starting to dawn on these people that bureaucrats are not that smart, that they can't be trusted, and that putting them in charge of everything isn't such a good idea.

In related news, the EU bans claims water can prevent dehydration.

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