...isn't exactly what we're seeing on TVEi news.
In fact, PP are looking a little bit silly at the moment because the (PSoE) Zapatero government has used lessons learned in Northern Ireland, achieving more toward peace and disarmament in the Basque region during their short term in office than the (PP) Aznar government failed to do in decades.
Given these circumstances, queue plenty of rhetoric and fist-shaking from the PP crew. Remember these are the guys who lied about the Madrid bombing just short of the national elections. Trying to inflame anti-ETA sentiment(1) to get themselves re-elected backfired spectacularly - resulting in *enormous* public rallies calling the PP party "liars" - and their eventual loss in the polls.
(1) When in fact the bombings were an Al-Qaeda related outrage, and the government knew this at the time.