Skip to comments.Rising Star Pledges Sweeping Change in Italy
Posted on 09/26/2012 10:33:03 AM PDT by Lorianne
Matteo Renzi is on a crusade to become Italy's next leader. With his calls for wholesale change in the political landscape, the mayor of Florence is generating excitement like few other recent Italian politicians. But his main opposition is coming from the bigwigs in his own party who would also get the boot if he won.
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But isn't most of Italy the "boot"? Does he only want Sicily and Sardinia for himself? :-)
Seriously, he is from the Partito Democratico (Democratic Party) which is the more left wing of the two major parties in Italy.
He has a little bit of that John Edwards look going on.
“I’m a gonna make-ah you mucha lira, mah-schu!”
Oh brother, just what Italia needs - another socialista.
Unfortunately, most of Europe has been so hurt by socialism, that people are suffering, and thus susceptible to anyone promising them a government fix - even though the government caused the problem in the first place.