f3751a0446f86f380e3d4622_ms7896c.jpg Margaret Scott

The Berlusconi Paradox

The Berlusconi era in Italy is approaching its twilight, yet the prime minister's sun is unwilling to set. And now that his government has been crippled by desertions, the way out is likely to be as paradoxical as Italian politics: temporarily definitive.

ROME – One storm has passed in Italy. Another, perhaps bigger storm, has yet to begin.