Less than the Least

Entries from Less than the Least tagged with 'Berlusconi'

Italy's 150th--Skeel

Last week, Italy celebrated the 150th anniversary since its unification with a new holiday that occasioned more than a little skepticism and handwringing. Italy has rarely been genuinely unified, and the divisions between Italy’s prosperous north and troubled south seem to...

The Fall of the House of Spitzer: Notes from Rome--Skeel

Shortly after I learned of Spitzer’s resignation, I was at dinner with several Italian lawyers. At the table next to us at a lovely restaurant near the Trevi Fountain sat the leading director of soft core porn movies in Italy....