Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Berlusconi 'wins' Italy election

Its been intersting listening to the beeb report Berlusconi's win. Last night he was "the right wing billionaire", this morning he is the "conservative billionaire", pejorative terms that show more about their disapproval of the stupid Italians than reporting facts. There was also reference to his TV and media empire, no doubt implying that he somehow bought the election by having unfair media exposure.

I find Berlusconi a bit of an odd ball but he has character and may at least liven up Italy's politics, he also has the knack of winding up the EU, which can only be a good thing. I wish him well, he can't do worse than the Prodi and the left, which have failed Italy and Italians yet again.

1 comment:

Mark Wadsworth said...

I'm no fan of Berlusconi, but hats off to the Italians for ending their most recent experiment with Socialism after about two years.