And this contributed, he concluded, to polarization, to suffocate the moderation project that Gabilondo wanted to represent. The minister also remarked that what happened in Madrid can not be extrapolatedthe rest of Spain, as well as what happened in Catalonia on 14-F. That is the main line of defense for the Executive and Moncloa.
The socialist candidate on 4-M, Ángel Gabilondo, embraces the general secretary of the PSOE-M, José Manuel Franco, on election night.
AFTER THE 4-M DEBACLE.
The third movement of the day took place in Andalusia . Díaz and his executive “unanimously” demanded that Ferraz activate the primary process to elect the candidate for the Board.
A step that was forced by pressure from the federal leadership , which wants the party to be “prepared” in case the Andalusian president, Juanma Moreno.
Advances the elections The secretary general defended that she believed that first the debate of ideas (the regional congress) should curdle and then that of the people (the primaries), but the debate on the relevance of advancing the process of appointment of the presidential candidate was ” eroding”the image of the party.
Díaz confirmed that he is presenting himself to the battle , that he wants a contest ” without pushing “, that the more than 44,000 PSOE-A militants vote “freely and with autonomy”, an expression that seems to be the germ of his campaign slogan, that of a candidate who rivals the Goliath of the federal apparatus.
Then his rival , the one anointed by Ferraz, took the step : the mayor of Seville, Juan Espadas , who attends as a ” revulsive “, as he himself defined, with the intention of consolidating a project with a municipal base and that from there build the regional alternative. “You can count on me,” he said, showing his step forward, expected by critics of the Andalusian baroness.