There were several party strategists who believed yesterday that the issue Vinicius would eclipse what remains of the campaign, but this morning politics has regained the front pages of the newspapers thanks to the plot of the vote buying in Melilla.
EL ESPAÑOL gives an account of what was the modus operandi who has already left ten detainees and ten records: a group of petty criminals dedicated to drug retail was dedicated to looking for people willing to sell their ballot. They gave 50, 100, 200 euros to the one who accepted, and then these same criminals delivered the votes at the Post Office.
Until now, as we said yesterday, the DNI was only necessary to collect the vote that the postman brings you, but not to deliver it once completed. Now the DNI is also requested on delivery to avoid fraud.
The question is: who is behind these petty criminals; who organizes the purchase of votes and which party benefits. In The country I read that several of the detainees are members of Coalition for Melillathe pro-Moroccan and left-wing party that is part of the city government.
It is important, as this chronicle highlights, to explain how the government of Melilla works: the president is a man of citizens that he was expelled from the party; that is to say: he is a man without a party. He has only one seat, his own; and he was elected president because the left and the right were tied. He decided, against the national leadership of citizensform a government with the Coalition for Melilla – the party allegedly involved in buying votes – and with the PSOE.
on the cover of abc We see the leader of the Coalition for Melilla, Mustafa Merchanin a photograph with Íñigo Errejón and Joan Baldoví, of Compromis. Because the pro-Moroccan party is part of the network of alliances of Yolanda Diaz. “The purchase of votes in Melilla opens a war on the left,” says the abc. “We can criticize the links of Yolanda Diaz and commitment with Coalition by Melilla”.
The world goes one step further: it reports that supporters of the leadership of the Coalition for Melilla met with agents of Morocco in Rabat. According to the Spanish CNI –says The world–, these trips occurred in the run-up to the purchase of votes. Translated: they suspect that Morocco may be behind an operation that, being a pro-Moroccan party, would benefit Mohamed VI.
Democracy is in good health. One vote, two hundred euros. More expensive than a football ticket, than a night at the theater, than a dinner with the Tito Bernithan a subscription to the newspapers we read every morning. Santiago gonzalez, in his article, acknowledges technical advances. the count of romanones he had to buy votes with his own money; today, according to investigations, they would be buying them with public money. That money that, as one day said carmen baldit does not belong to anyone.
I recommend, to compile everything related, the analysis of Ignacio Cembrero in The confidential: The old people of the place remember that in Melilla this has been the case since Democracy arrived. It has always been talked about vote buying on the eve of elections. Voting by mail has always multiplied suspiciously. Politicians have always been involved: the leader of the Coalition for Melilla was sentenced in 2021 for buying votes and also a former general secretary of the PSOE. I will always love you comrades, with a vote bought or a vote sold.
ALSINA–Aside from the Melilla plot, what is happening in the parties four days before the elections?
cover of The reason: “The PP will address Sánchez before negotiating with Vox. Genoa will offer the PSOE an agreement so that the extremes do not condition the list with the most votes.
Feijóo is uncomfortable negotiating with Vox in general, but in Valencia in particular. The country: “The PP, faced with the dilemma of reaching an agreement in Valencia with a man convicted of sexist violence”. It turns out that the leader of Vox in Valencia –whose polls predict a good result– is called Carlos FlowersHe is 58 years old and was sentenced in 2002 for – I quote the sentence – “habitual mental violence and 21 offenses of coercion, insults and harassment” against his ex-wife. In the PP they say: “That is swallowing more than a toad.”
In EL ESPAÑOL there is a recount of the press conferences after the Council of Ministers: “Sánchez vetoes Irene Montero and Belarra: they have not given press conferences in Moncloa since February. The PSOE monopolizes the appearances after the Council of Ministers and eclipses Can. Yolanda Díaz has only given two in the last 100 days.
AND The confidential provides a very interesting fact: we journalists usually talk about the instability of the coalitions of the left, but, according to the numbers, they have been much more stable than those signed by PP and Ciudadanos, which broke up much earlier.
*This is the press review that Daniel Ramírez does every morning for ‘The Spain that gets up early’, in ‘More than One’Carlos Alsina’s program on Onda Cero.
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