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  • Tents had left the square a couple weeks ago, but the drummers were out in force. Puerta del Sol, or Kilometer Zero, the geographic center of Spain.
    The king's son in law had just been busted for siphoning away money from public contracts, not a great end of year story, at a time when unemployment is over 20%.
    And so the Christmas shoppers laughed at the effigies of the pope and the king, and joined in with the chants.
    My Spanish isn't up to much but I think they were suggesting that democracy in Spain had some way to go.
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