“A true leader of a political party manages and does not rule.” So said Gianni Cuperlo after stepping down as president of Italy’s Democratic Party (PD).

Cuperlo is the latest ‘’victim” of the new political force called Matteo Renzi, the new secretary of the PD. 

Renzi, who is also the mayor of Florence, is clearly not your typical “grey bureaucrat” waiting for something that may or may not happen. He won the internal PD election and he now wants fast results, as demanded by the ...


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