Ball point pen on today's newsprint

Despite the mounting charges of prostitution and corruption, Berlusconi has remained in power largely due to the weakness of the opposition center left. But prosecutors hope to succeed in doing what politics did not, bring down the Italian Prime Minister.  Tuesday they filed a request to skip preliminary hearings and move to an immediate trial.

Stay tuned.

  1. February 10, 2011 -

    He is some kinda' character, isn't he?!