Italians disassociate themselves from their PM

November 11, 2008 at 11:33 am Leave a comment

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The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is famous for many things including being the richest man in Italy, owning AC Milan, and having a penchant for sun-beds. He is not however known for his tact. In fact, he usually hits the international headlines following one of his numerous gaffes, the most recent of which was to refer to US President elect Barack Obama as “giovane, bello e abronzzato” (young, handsome and tanned).

For some Italians, this last gaffe is the final straw on the donkey’s back; they are sick of their country being associated with  their Prime Minister’s “jokes” and have set up a website called “I’m Italian and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is not speaking in my name“.

Just to remind anyone who is not familar with Mr Berlusconi’s famous “sense of humour”, in recent years, he has hit the headlines for:

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