L’Economist, sulle elezioni di Aprile e sui relativi candidati. Impietoso nei confronti del signor SilvioB (l’Economist è parte, lo ricordiamo, di quella stampa rossa internazionale che tanto criticò i governi Berlusconi I e II e che continua a sparare sul povero Cavaliere).
Mr Berlusconi is insisting on new faces too. Characteristically, several belong to former showgirls. But they also include the leader of a Moroccan women immigrants’ association. Mr Berlusconi, whose People of Freedom movement now embraces the former neo-fascists, has told associates that women will have at least a quarter of the seats in his cabinet.
Ma anche nei confronti di Uòlter ci va giù pesante.
In the early stages of the ten-week campaign, Mr Veltroni sought to latch on to developments in America by depicting himself as Italy’s Barack Obama: the man who would surprise everyone by coming from behind. But, although demonstrably willing to innovate, Mr Veltroni has none of Mr Obama’s inspiring rhetorical skills. The latest polls give Mr Berlusconi and his two main allies (in the Northern League and a Sicilian regional party) a lead of between 6.5 and 9.4 percentage points over the Democratic Party. That is little different from a month ago.
L’intero articolo è qui, via The Economist.