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The brightest spot in this sorry spectacle must be that of the conservative Berlusconi government at war with the Vatican!  Seems like an unalloyed good regardless of the outcome.  The next brightest spot has to be the increasing tension between the needs of PR and B's own needs with respect to his apparent senile satyriasis for which he seeks satisfaction and relief in the underage Italian nubility. This would seem to make him increasingly vulnerable to self destructive outbursts and actions.  "Whom the Gods would destroy..."

What, if any, is the coverage in Italy by TV signals not originating from Italy?  Saturday Night Live style skits in Italian from southern Switzerland or Austria might really set the old boy off.  Any prospect?

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Aug 28th, 2009 at 11:02:56 PM EST

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