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ES_Legman t1_jcx9gub wrote

Man I wish. Unfortunately it's a boomer right wing thing and rich people but the vast majority of the population sees it for what it is.

It will die out in a few years hopefully but it is very shameful that politicians don't have the balls to stop it at national level due to the wealthy.


nameage t1_jcxwb8e wrote

Reminds me of elderly drivers here in Germany with their voting power.


mboswi t1_jcxdnlu wrote

Go to Madrid or just central Spain and ask people about it, not just old people. You will be surprised. When you are risen in this custom...


ES_Legman t1_jcxi6kn wrote

I am spaniard. I lived in Madrid many years. There is still some people who will support it but they are not the majority by any means. It's mostly conservatives and it dies out over time. Just like Catholicism and many other outdated traditions.


Neosss1995 t1_jcxunvj wrote

Brother, as a Spaniard that I am, you are totally wrong


mboswi t1_jcyarwq wrote

I am too. Check how many people support corridas in Asturias, Galicia, for example? How many in Castilla-Leon or Madrid? I'm talking about this. You can check the differences yourself.


ES_Legman t1_jczsdhx wrote

Legality doesn't mean it has wide support amongst all the population. There is a lot of money involved in it and it's mostly fueled by certain families and wealthy conservative people.

Most people under 40 or 50 are not supporting it. Many don't care, but it is not as widely supported as it was 30 or 40 years ago.


mboswi t1_jd21jy4 wrote

So... you are telling me legality doesn't mean wide support, like population do not have the possibility to change legality by voting parties which do not support bullfighting or actually support banning it.

If people in some places don't give a fuck about bullfighting this same people is actually supporting it, since the very moment their passiveness allow it to keep existing. That's why the regulation changes from communities to communities. Go to Galicia and try to organize such a event, and tell me what happens, for example.


Benur197 t1_jcy2zh1 wrote

You have to be a millionaire to live in Madrid center


mboswi t1_jcya43l wrote

I meant central Spain, not Madrid.


CountryGuy123 t1_jcy0dwx wrote

That’s the easy answer, every year watch the videos. It’s mostly young people I hate to tell you.


ES_Legman t1_jczrs53 wrote

Young people in small towns or young people going to encierros like all the foreign tourists do?

Because a lot of tourists aren't aware of what they are supporting.


CountryGuy123 t1_jd88108 wrote

I don’t know if they are locals or tourists- I’m going by the videos showing plenty of young people (and majority non-boomer age) doing the running.