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Obama and Berlusconi's "Cordial Phone Call"

November 10, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

A few hours after the gaffe of Silvio Berlusconi on Barack Obama’s "tan," the new American president joined the first international summit on the phone, calling the leaders of nine countries that are friends and allies, among which Italy was not one of them. Accused of the blow, Palazzo Chigi began a recovery in [Read more]

November 10, 2008 // Il Giornale - Italy - Italian

The divinization of politics (and, extensively, of those who do it) is one of the greatest shams of the modern era.

Dream and Reality

November 5, 2008 // Corriere della Sera - Italy - Italian

Barack Obama, hailed at the start of the election campaign as the 'New Kennedy', has crossed the finish line as the 'Black Roosevelt', the man who can save America from collapsing with a new ‘New Deal'. On this warm November night in Chicago, Obama supporters stared with growing excitement at results on giant TV [Read more]

Already War Between the Obamians and the Clintonians

November 1, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

The post of Chief of Cabinet divides the Democrats It is still 72 hours until Election Day but Barack Obama’s team is already underway in the first duel over the balance of power within the new, potential, democratic administration. At the center of the iron’s arm, is the appointment for Chief of Cabinet of the [Read more]

More Obamacans Jump on theBandwagon

October 25, 2008 // Camillo - Italy - Italian

Barack Obama keeps on gaining consent from his right wing. After the ex-Secretary of State Colin Powell, now it’s time for Ken Adelman, the hawk-eyed neocon who had foreseen a “cakewalk” for American Marines in Iraq, to rally with the Democratic candidate. Rumsfeld ex-adviser and Wolfowitz friend, Adelman became a [Read more]

McCain-Obama: the Duel That Serves as a Lesson

October 24, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - italian

After the third and last debate between McCain and Obama, it is worth drawing some conclusions about this type of confrontation. The dramatic financial crisis did not obscure the importance of the American Presidential race. This race has reached a decisive phase in which the candidates’ positions are interlocked with [Read more]
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