Huge protest vote pushes Italy towards deadlock

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SanPa wrote:

Silvio shares features with Alfonso … Alfonso Capone.

Feb 25, 2013 1:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ofilha wrote:

The Italians like the Greeks cannot go on enjoying the good life on borrowed money. At some point the hard choices will be made and the longer the Italians wait, the sooner will Italy end up like Greece, with real hard choices being imposed on them. Berlusconi has shown himself to be a clown, a hiddent fascist, and someone who will not solve Italy’s problems but only make Italy look like the captain of the Costa Concordia.

Feb 25, 2013 2:30pm EST  --  Report as abuse

I guess money does buy you second, third chances.

Feb 25, 2013 2:32pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JapanViewer wrote:

Whoa, a “record youth unemployment, a dysfunctional justice system and a bloated public sector”. That’s messed up. That would mean an increase in crime and stronger far right and anti-immigration parties.

Feb 25, 2013 2:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
randburg100 wrote:

If the Italians are foolish enough to let that devious, crooked clown Berlusconi within 400 parsecs of their parliament get what they deserve!!

Strange that the system wants to replace Berlusconi with Coniferous….Burlusconi the Pine Tree

Feb 25, 2013 2:59pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ConstFundie wrote:

Incredible that voters would even consider an infamously corrupted billionaire to lead their nation. Do People never tire of being lied to and robbed for a bit of false solace and reflected glory?

Feb 25, 2013 5:51pm EST  --  Report as abuse
CMEBARK wrote:

Italy has not had a stable government since WW II.

Feb 25, 2013 6:09pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ARJTurgot2 wrote:

Americans need to get to that point. They’re almost ready, they just haven’t figured out how yet.

Feb 25, 2013 6:47pm EST  --  Report as abuse
breezinthru wrote:

The Eurozone, other governments around the world and most powerful international bankers in the world have literally trillions of US dollars/Euros at stake in this.

In the pseudo-American Wild West, a cigar-smoking bounty hunter would be quietly and relentlessly stalking this Berlusconi fella. I wonder if Berlusconi’s media empire is featuring any old Spaghetti Westerns right now.

I’ll bet not.

Feb 25, 2013 8:05pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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