“I am appalled that two clowns have won” remarked Peer Steinbruck, one of the leaders of the German SPD and opposition candidate to Angela Merkel. Though this remark shocked many Italians–– the Italian president cancelled a meeting with him in Berlin–– it certainly reflects the “international consensus” on the Italian election. The winner of this election could very well [...]
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The situation has grown so dire that it has forced Berlusconi, who has dominated Italian politics for decades and survived over 50 votes of confidence, to announce that he will resign after austerity measures are passed.