Day: April 23, 2020

This Pissed-Off Italian Guy Is the Country’s Most practical Political Communicator

This Pissed-Off Italian Guy Is the Country’s Most practical Political Communicator

Like so many viral rants, Vic DiBitetto’s “Message to the Government” is filmed in the front seat of a car. He sounds and looks like a movie version of an Italian American: thick New Yawk accent, closed-cropped gray hair, a face that’s already red before he starts getting angry, which happens very quickly. He starts…

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Politics this week

Politics this week

Apr 25th 2020Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, who has dismissed covid-19 as “sniffles”, spoke outside the army’s headquarters at a rally against lockdowns. Some of the protesters called for a shutdown of Congress and the Supreme Court and urged the army to take control of the pandemic response. Mr Bolsonaro has said: “Really, I am the…

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