Zapatero’s State of Denial Will Be Felt Far Beyond Spain as Pain Spreads

The Wall Street Journal
June 21, 2010

Greece is the sideshow, a warm-up act. Spain is the main event, the country that will have a huge impact on the future of the euro and on whether a new governance system will be put in place to control euro-zone members’ budgets. The pain in Spain will fall, well, just about everywhere. That’s why key figures from the world’s financial institutions converged on Madrid late last week.