Agora o jornalista que entrevistou José Socrates diz-se enganado por este, e afirma numa crónica que assinou:
I feel cheated. Big time. And by the leader of a Western European nation no less!Podem ler a crónica aqui. Podem ouvir e ver a entrevista aqui (em vídeo)
A few months ago, Jose Socrates, the prime minister of Portugal, was in Doha and made an appearance on Al Jazeera's business programme Counting the Cost, which is fronted by yours truly.
Obviously I wanted to talk about Portugal's precarious debt situation, and all the talk from markets and analysts that the country's visit to the EU and IMF for a financial bailout was a foregone conclusion.