Saturday, April 15, 2006

You reap what you sow

Outgoing Italin prime minister Berlusconi is having quite the tantrum over his loss. The loss is well-deserved, not just because he's crooked, but in a much more richly ironic and poetically just way. The ridiculous scheme of the Berlusconi government to define Italian citizenship by bloodline rather than residency - thereby allowing people of Italian ancestry who live outside of the country to vote - ended up costing the government the election, with the out-of-country Italians casting the deciding votes.

It seems just, because the plan was unapologetically fascist in nature - defining Italians by race, rather than citizenship, something racist-fascists are constantly obsessed with. It's nice to see it backfire so brilliantly.

1 Comments:

At 4/17/2006 12:47 AM, Blogger Parliamentary Sex Therapist said...

El Duce must be rolling right over in his grave.

 

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