Berlusconi has fostered a culture of aggression, confrontation and fear and alas for him, he has fallen victim to it.
In an interview with La Stampa, the president of the Democratic party – known for her deep personal animosity for Berlusconi, especially since he said on public television that she was "more good-looking than intelligent" – couldn't withhold a thought that crosses the minds of many Italians who dislike Berlusconi: violence should be condemned, but the premier is not a victim, he is responsible for the creation of a violent climate.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
The fruit of his own labour?
From an article by Anna Masera in today's Guardian: