On 20 November, but in 1975, died the dictator Francisco Franco. Zapatero, asked why, considers it a day like any other. ARSENIO school BLOG: 20-N: Rubalcaba asked him to ZP this week Zapatero, fifth President of the Government of Spain since the transition. Advance election 48 hours after knowing the cto Rubalcaba in the CIS. There is already a date for early general elections. They will be on November 20. A date like any other, according to the President of the Government Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, but that in the public memory of middle-aged Spaniards remember the day of the death of the dictator Francisco Franco, in 1975, and the founder of the Falange Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, in 1936.
The three protagonists of this Friday, the outgoing President, Zapatero, and the two leading candidates to succeed him, Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba (PSOE) and Mariano Rajoy (PP) did not want comment on the symbolic connotations of the date chosen for the elections. Thus, Zapatero has said in the press that the 20-N Conference feels one date, at least for me. The month of November, said the President still has many public holidays and the day chosen is that allows to circumvent all these holidays. For his part, the leader of the opposition, Mariano Rajoy, who was asked by a foreign journalist, thereon was limited to say that it seems very relevant, and it recalled that it is the President who fixes the date. In the same line, which will be his political rival direct during these next few months, the former Minister of the Interior, Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba, trumped pronounce. I’m going to run away from that debate, Rubalcaba said at a press conference. Source of the news: politicians avoided comment about the symbolism of the date of the elections, the 20-N