Rajoy's predictable response to Zapatero's cuts was to come up with a plan to "reduce government waste".
Why is this stupid? Well, here's the budget for this year:
So here's your job... try to cut 30% of this budget without affecting any pensioners, government employees, people on assistance, etc.
I feel kind of sorry for Zapatero. People will hate him and vote him out of office, then the successor gets to take credit for the eventual economic recovery.