This is my take on the Italian National Elections taking place as I type. It might be instructive for the forthcoming mayoral elections in New York City. Political Suicide in New York City and Italy: Part I – Italy
New York City and Italy have a great deal in common, starting and ending with self-destructive electorates; voters who are intent on putting into office people who, in one way or another, hold them in contempt. In both democracies, The People are generally too ignorant and self-absorbed to notice that the pain they feel is self-inflicted. How does this happen?