Spain’s King Juan Carlos has recently shown his complete inability to grasp the crisis at home by taking a holiday in Botswana to shoot elephants and other exotic animals.
“We all have to tighten our belts a bit because of the difficult times for the economy” the King told his subjects a few months ago,
The holiday was estimated to cost £8,000 a day while he as on his hush, hush, all expenses paid, hunting trip.
Unemployment has reached 24 % in Spain and the economy is heading towards a double dip recession. The monarch claims he lay in bed worrying at night about the plight of the jobless….
Tim Corfield May 2012