The sorrows of Matteo Renzi

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during the presentation of an ENEL energy company project at Chigi Palace in Rome, Italy, 07 April 2016.

The sorrows of Matteo Renzi


“Matteo, at the moment you don’t have the stature of a leader, but you developed the arrogance of the boss.”
This was the message coming from Italy’s ruling Democratic Party (PD) meeting in Rome and these were the words thrown like stones by Gianni Cuperlo, the former PD president. He launched a surprisingly strong attack against Italy’s Prime Minister and PD Leader Matteo Renzi that has put into question his entire leadership.
The PD meeting was so tense that other prominent member...


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