Prime Minister Rajoy insists that corruption is not a widespread problem in Spain.
Merely a case of a ‘few bad apples’.
This, just 24 hours before the arrest of dozens of politicians – including several high-flyers from his own party.
Thank goodness for the arrival of Podemos.
Set up by academics, teachers and economists, the party is a welcome change to the career politicians that everyone is, quite frankly, sick of.
Whether they find success or not, their astonishing rise on the back of austerity and discontent has got to be a wake-up call for those in power.
For with an extra 10% of votes they will sweep away the group of self-serving thieves and criminals who have run this country (and regions) for far too long.
For more on Podemos read the OPs in depth feature – Podemos: Can they or can’t they?