Catalan separatism does not forget the separatist coup of the 1-O commemorating this Friday for the fourth consecutive year that illegal referendum. However, banners have appeared in various parts of Catalonia that dismantle its reality: “The republic does not exist, idiot!”. It is a small tribute to the mosso who uttered this phrase when dissolving a separatist demonstration. The same agent was filed by the Division of Internal Affairs (DAI) and later acquitted by a judge.
Vox has shown on social networks one of these banners that have appeared on some bridges in the city of Lleida. These signs are placed at points such as the footbridge of the institutes or in the Old Bridge of the city. “Lérida wakes up this October 1 with two banners that recall the phrase” the Republic does not exist. ” Thanks for this great sunrise!», Has indicated the formation of Santiago Abascal.
2018 viral phrase
On December 21, 2018, a Council of Ministers was held in Barcelona at the initiative of the President of the Government, Pedro Sanchez. This caused several separatist demonstrations to protest against the presence of the Executive in Barcelona. The self-proclaimed committees for the defense of the republic (CDR) provoked a multitude of riots against police officers, causing them to 60 people were injured of various considerations and 13 arrested on that day.
In one of these protests, an agent of the Mossos riot police tried to impede the advance of the CDRs, including a forest guard. With good words, the police officer asked the protester: “You are a civil servant like me, right? So defend me and not these motherfuckers».
At that moment, another forestry agent participating in the protest snapped at the mosso: “I defend the republic.” And the mosso replied: “What a republic or what collons!”. To add then, as he made his way through the protesters undeterred by their threats: “The republic does not exist, idiot!” With these two phrases the regional police agent dismantled the political fiction of the separatists.
The same agent was filed by the Internal Affairs Division (DAI) of the Mossos. He defended himself, claiming that the phrase was “a piece of information absolutely objective recognized unanimously even by the politicians themselves accused in the procedure that is followed before the Supreme Court.
Last May, the same Mosso was acquitted by a judge because his sentence “cannot be worthy of reproach either as it is a factual element».