Francesco Giumelli

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Following election results in Italy is like watching the same movie again and again always hoping for, but never getting, a different ending. Viewers leave asking the same question: Why do Italians continue to vote for Silvio Berlusconi?

Certainly, Italians do care about politics, as this week’s elections results can testify (the turnout was still close to 75 percent at a time of high political disaffection). Foreigners have a hard time understanding why a media mogul who led Italy to the brink of bankruptcy in 2011, who is accused of tax fraud, Mafia associations, exploiting underage prostitutes and misconduct in public office, still manages to compete head to head in national elections.…  Seguir leyendo »