In the end they all failed, of course, some more ignominiously than others. History can be merciless to leaders who offer
The anti-austerity Podemos party could make big gains on Sunday.
Spanish people are drained. It feels like Spain is the main character in the movie Groundhog Day: Everything starts fresh with each new round of elections.
The sincerest form of flattery?
Carolina Bescansa is the latest in a series of lawmakers around the world who have brought -- and at times breastfed -- their babies in congress.
Maybe it's time for a highly-regarded independent figure to take the necessary steps to try to stop the Popular Party from governing in Spain, and put an end to the corruption and inequality.
But they'll need help to form a government.
These elections show an unprecedented divide in Catalan society. Politicians and policies capable of healing wounds and weaving a new space for coexistence are needed. Catalonia, as of now, is at the center of the campaign for the general election.