November 2, 2012

Spain in the U.S. Election Spotlight

Jonathan Blitzer, Latitude

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Never before has Spain been so central to an American presidential election, Spanish newspapers have been marveling. The country’s prominence in the U.S. campaign, the result of its protracted recession and soaring unemployment, is painfully unprecedented: Mitt Romney first mentioned Spain in the opening presidential debate, then last week it was President Barack Obama.

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