Just . . . wow.
Just . . . wow.
"Badger! Badger! The weasels have stolen my motor-car!"
"Frankly, Toad, I don't give a damn."
-- Gone with the Wind in the Willows
"Life isnít divided into genres. Itís a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky."
Berlusconi's not only an idiot, but he doesn't know his history. Mussolini and Hitler were allies and ideological bedfellows long before 1938.
So, basically, it's okay to agree with and participate in persecuting Jews, as long you're "winning side"?Berlusconi also defended Mussolini for allying himself with Adolf Hitler, saying he likely reasoned it would be better to be on the winning side...
"It is difficult now to put oneself in the shoes of who was making decisions back then," Berlusconi said of Mussolini's support for Hitler. "Certainly the (Italian) government then, fearing that German power would turn into a general victory, preferred to be allied with Hitler's Germany rather than oppose it."
Well, it's not like anyone was under the illusion that Berlusconi had any principles, is it?
"When it comes down to it itís always, always you and the white page. At the end of the day if the page is blank, itís won.Donít let the page win."Alasdair Stewart
I never really thought of him as the Italian Donald Trump before, but I'm starting to see it.
My Sicilian father-in-law is still convinced Berlusconi's a top fella who's been, and I quote, "set up by the communists".Well, it's not like anyone was under the illusion that Berlusconi had any principles, is it?