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Italy – and the United Kingdom

The recent elections in Italy are, without doubt, a ‘turn-up for the book’; and who foresaw that coming?

One of the first points I noticed is the general media labeling 5*Movement as maverick, populist and far-right, no doubt purely because they challenge the status-quo of political mediocrity which encapsulates the idea it is possible to be all things to all men.

As with every decision by the electorate, wherein no party gains a majority, we now have a ‘bun-fight’ among Italian political leaders in their attempts to gain power.  read more.....

Just for once Viv is right

Brexiteers promised £350m a week to their citizens. Instead they have to pay billions of Euros…….They promised sovereignty. Instead the government is at the mercy of the DUP……….They promised to take control, instead they are spinning out of control……..I am saddened that the British people have fallen victim to political  crooks…….
–  Vivienne Reding: EU Parllament

In respect of the last emboldened bit; you and me both, Babe. Mind you what you elect is what you get. But as we did not elect you, or any of your ilk, perhaps we may as well ban elections – as the result seems similar?
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