Francisco Rivera claims that Zapatero refused to receive bullfighters and bullfighting business.
The bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordonez has been reported that the Prime Minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, refused to receive in the Moncloa bullfighters and bullfighting business. Rivera Ordonez for the debate anti-bullfighting "is a purely political issue" and stressed that he has never seen the chief executive in a bullring.
Francisco Rivera said: "A group of fighters, businessmen, farmers and parents on one, buy kinah aion, occasion we offer our desire to eat with him and refused to meet us." "Just as has been the guild of notaries, actors or footballers, we flatly refused," he criticized.
A refusal by the Prime Minister not understand that says: "I may not like the bulls, like me maybe I do not like volleyball, but, star trek online credits, as Prime Minister has some obligations to us."
So Rivera Ordonez is expressed in an interview published by the newspaper 'SUR' on the day in which the Catalan deputies, by an absolute majority -68 votes to 55 against, "have decided that from January 2012 not possible to hold bullfights in Catalonia.
In fact, the matador as "a, sto credits, terrible punishment" can not return to the plaza de toros de La Monumental de Barcelona, the only arena that is open in Catalonia, and makes clear that not being "in time of prohibition, the prohibit what it is, in itself, bad. "
"It would be like maul Spanish culture because one of the sources from which they drank always our greatest artists of the literature, painting or sculpture has been the bull," he observed. "That's so. I want to see or not," he underlined.
"The bull is seen as a symbol of Spanish"
Rivera Ordonez said he loves "fighting in Barcelona because his hobby is great, but there is the Spanish bull as a symbol," and adds that "indeed, the bulls are the national holiday, but today everything is very rare."
"In TVE bulls are not pulling in a small program RNE anything. Nor is there support from the Government and all that leads me to believe that it is a purely political issue," he insists, considering therefore that "it is distorting the bull .