In order not to vary in habits, Pedro Sánchez finishes the year as he began: rectifying, which is his softest way of lying, that is, of expressing himself. The pact with Podemos, so quietly negotiated, is only a part of the Iglesias program, which the president will manage on his behalf to allow him to remain in office. Taxes, rents, minimum wage, labor counter-reform, price of electricity … there is no request from the communists who have not accepted. The economic vice-presidency of Calviño will be a mere ornament, a make-up of social democracy, or perhaps a kind of flying embassy in Brussels for someone presentable to face when the European tax authorities turn on the alarm lights. But now … See More.