"Unfortunately communism in Italy never surrendered and never changed"
--Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, addressing charges against him of tax fraud and embezzlement. According to The Telegraph, Berlusconi has often claimed that the Italian courts are run by "communist" judges who are out to get him. Berlusconi also faces trial on April 6th in Milan due to allegations that he paid for sexual services from an underage prostitute.
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