George Orlwell coined the term doublethink in his classic book 1984. Doublethink is the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
Have you listened to the conflicted beliefs coming from Spain lately?
- “I don’t know if we are on the edge of a precipice, but we are in a very, very difficult situation” said Spain's finance minister, Luis de Guindos, at a conference on Thursday night. "Madrid needs assistance, no strings attached" says Spain’s deputy prime minister, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaria. Meanwhile, Guindos has made overtures to the ECB, EU, and now...