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Yet it appears that both 5* and PD have recognized that the their other potential partner is better than the alternative of letting Salvini make significant electoral gains any time soon. Perhaps PD will move a bit towards 5* on anti-austerity, as relieving economic pressure on the bottom 80% would undercut Salvini, 5* can move towards PD on immigration, and they can compromise on making voter registration and voting easier. The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 05:29:25 PM EST
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An alternative arrangement might be for 5* to provide PD with its own version of Rousseau to use as they see fit.


"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 05:35:08 PM EST
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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Sep 2nd, 2019 at 10:29:53 AM EST
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"...and they can compromise on making voter registration and voting easier."
I don't understand this. Voter registration for everyone is automatic at 18. It's not the States.
On another note, the five-star party had its electronic vote and 79% voted for a coalition gov with the PD.
by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 08:02:52 PM EST
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