Gates of Vienna: Italy vs. Brussels: Who Will Win……?


The ruling (self anointed) elites are scrambling…


Italy vs. Brussels: Who Will Win?

Italians went to the polls yesterday to cast their votes in a general election. As expected, the vote swung dramatically in favor of the immigration-critical Euroskeptics on the right. The coalition of center-right parties led by Silvio Berlusconi and Matteo Salvini came out on top (about 37%), edging out Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement (about 35%). The governing center-left Democratic Party was severely damaged, falling under 20%. However, the rightist coalition fell short of the number of seats necessary to form a government, so Italy will face a period of jockeying and jostling as the different factions try to take power.


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