Juan Carlos Stepping Down

Despite some problems of late, as always involving kids, I will always honor and deeply respect him for his courage in the face of the Coup in 1981 and the wonderful common touch he displayed during the Olympics in 1992.

I hope he enjoys his well-earned retirement.

5 Responses to “Juan Carlos Stepping Down”

  1. tree hugging sister says:

    I have a lovely picture of him in front of the store, with Queen Sofia, waving to Don and I on the sidewalk. He was a delightful, charming visitor to our little city, and it just capped off my general good impression of him.

  2. aelfheld says:

    Think he might be interested in taking over here? If we’re going to be lorded over I’d rather Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias than that jumped-up shøt-stirrer in the White House.

  3. Mark says:

    His role in suppressing the coup was noble and good. But this was awesome:

    Spaniards used the King’s remark as cell phone ringtones…

  4. Mr. Bingley says:

    I’d forgotten that, Mark! D’oh!!!!!

  5. Fausta says:

    King JC’s been bad news for a while, & not just for killing the elephant. Apparently he slapped his driver, had 2 paternity lawsuits, cheated on his wife with 1,000 (!) women, and currently has his mistress living at the palace.

    Mexican humorist Paco Almaraz pokes fun at him (in Spanish) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLQ9c0QOBJc&feature=youtu.be&a

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