A recent Eurobarometer poll has found that the majority of Spaniards, a sizeable 54 percent, believe that “without the euro, with the peseta, we would have been able to confront the economic crisis”. Somewhat surprisingly, perhaps, this is higher than the eurozone average of 45 percent.
In an interview with Spanish daily La Vanguardia, the Head of the European Commission’s Representation in Barcelona, Manel Camós, set out a rather customary EU explanation as to why people might hold such odd views: ignorance, what else?
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Ignorance, what else?