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Generalissimo Francisco Franco May NOT Be So Dead, After All

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Fas­cist dic­ta­tor Fran­cisco Franco passed away decades ago, yet his polit­i­cal legacy lives on. Through­out Spain, memo­ri­al­iza­tion of Franco and his sol­diers con­tin­ues. The per­pet­u­a­tion of that legacy is evi­dent in the polit­i­cal resume of Mar­i­ano Rajoy, the son of a Franco judge. Rajoy’s Pop­u­lar Party is a “kindler, gen­tler” edi­tion of Franco’s Falange. In addi­tion to jin­go­is­tic saber rat­tling at the British ter­ri­tory of Gibral­tar, Rajoy is join­ing with Argentina to pres­sure the UK over the Fal­ka­lnd Islands. By danc­ing in tan­dem with Argentina, Rajoy is embrac­ing the geo-political legacy of Hitler, who selected Spain as his first tar­get for con­trol because of its influ­ence in Latin America–Argentina in particular.

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