Bloomberg View: Berlusconi's Unwelcome Italian Comeback
Until recently, it was hard to imagine that Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s scandal-prone former prime minister, might attempt another comeback. Berlusconi, 75, was out of favor when he left office in November, and his career in politics looked over. A busy retirement—including defending himself on a charge of paying a minor for sex, which he denies—seemed likely. Hopes were high that the emergency administration appointed by Italy’s president and led by Mario Monti, no flamboyant politician but a well-regarded international civil servant, would come to grips with Italy’s financial problems.
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