June 7, 2011 Leave a comment
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. Read more of this post