The decline suffered by Ciudadanos not only marks its political decline, but also marches to the beat of the end of the reformist momentum that gripped Spanish society in the past decade. I remember the illusion that surrounded Ciudadanos when in February 2015 he announced the signing of Luis Garicano and of Manuel Conthe as economic advisers. I also remember that, at the end of the presentation ceremony at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, a person approached me and said in a low voice: “Beware of the Spanish reformist impulse, it never gets anywhere, it’s a scam.”
If you look at where Spanish reformism is today, the man who whispered to journalists was right.
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