Men/Power: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Berlusconi?

Since coming to power, Silvio Berlusconi has had his fair share of scandal. Whether it’s corruption, bribery of judges, ties to frequenting prostitutes, or alignment with the mafia, his name has come up. In the NYT’s Room for Debate column, Alexander Stille takes a look at why Italy puts up with someone who would’ve been a political casualty in American society long ago. What makes Italy different?

Italians May Not Forgive Berlusconi : New York Times

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