Spanish political quotes
A dictionary of Spanish history and culture
- ¡La calle es mía!; The streets are mine!) attributed to Manuel Fraga in reference to the repressive measures he took as chief of state security during the first days of the Spanish transition to democracy . This phrase was his answer to complaints of police repression of street protests. He claimed that the streets did not belong to “people” but to the State. Later, claimed to be a democrat.
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