Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Plutocrat finally accepts democracy

Silvio Berlusconi
Italy's billionaire prime minister has finally accepted the recent general election result and resigned:

Signor Berlusconi made history by ruling for a full term, becoming Italy’s longest-serving postwar leader. But he was criticised for failing to fulfil his promise to regenerate the economy, instead devoting much of his energy to passing laws designed to benefit his own interests and evade corruption charges.

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