Seems Rome has a new mayor. But he seems very disturbing.
Alright, yes it is a British newspaper article
and yes, it is just a mayor. But how can anyone be elected that says things like
In a sign of things to come, after Mr Alemanno's election Mr Berlusconi declared: "We are the new Falange."
The original Falange (or Phalanx) was the Spanish fascist party, founded in the 1930s, whose doctrine was adopted by General Franco.
Mr Alemanno's election was celebrated by hundreds of supporters chanting "Duce! Duce!" and raising their arms in Mussolini's fascist salute."We cannot welcome them without discipline," he said. "We will chase out the delinquents. There are 85 abusive nomad (gypsy) camps to destroy."Alright, so I dont know how impartial the publication is but given media bumblings and bias, that still seems like a extremely disturbing development even if it was half true.Mr Bossi said on Wednesday that immigrants had to be hunted out, and that if reforms were not forthcoming, his followers would take up arms.