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Ferdinando Giugliano

Dear Britain, Where Did It All Go So Wrong?

U.K. politics is making Italy look like a beacon of stability and calm.

Mother of all rows.

Mother of all rows.

Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Dear Britain,

Please excuse the rest of us for our sheer disbelief: we were never expecting a constitutional crisis, let alone protests around the country. You are making Italy’s political system look like a model of composure, and that’s not something to be taken lightly.