As an Italian watching the U.S. presidential election, the Donald Trump phenomenon rings a pretty acute bell. More than 20 years ago, something similar happened in Italy: Silvio Berlusconi burst onto the political scene, and—like for Trump—there were furious debates about his character and fitness to lead. While many Italians thought he could represent a new era of good governance in Rome, many others were profoundly disappointed (if not outright terrified) by his candidacy for the prime minister post.
He may have succeeded enough to spark an anti-anti-Trump backlash against the establishment Republicans who abandoned him
The debate was less about Trump’s failings as a human being than Clinton’s as a senator and secretary of state.
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