I just read an article about the man-on-the-street reaction around Italy to Trump/ The bulk of the story is that most people talked to thought he was "molto pazzo" -- very crazy. With some adding "dangerous." But there was one voice of support they quoted, and it stood out to me.
“He is a strong man,” Frederico Placidi, a 42-year-old shopowner said of Trump. “It would be nice to have someone like him in Italy, I think."
And all I could think was -- you did. Mussolini.
Actually, I thought of two things. The other was George Santayana's famous quote -- "“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
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Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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