Ο Μπερλουσκόνι και τα "αστεία" του
25.02.10

Ένα ακόμη ανάρμοστο σχόλιο του ιταλού πρωθυπουργού σχολιάζεται από τα διεθνή ΜΜΕ: "δεν θέλουμε τους ξένους, εκτός και αν φέρνουν όμορφα κορίτσια", μπορεί να αποδοθεί σε ελεύθερη μετάφραση το σχόλιό του.
Συγκεκριμένα, μετά τη συνάντηση που είχε με τον με τον αλβανό ομόλογό του, Σαλί Μπερίσα, κατά την οποία συμφωνήθηκαν μέτρα για την αποτροπή εισόδου στην Ιταλία νέων μεταναστών, ο 72χρονος Σίλβιο Μπερλουσκόνι είπε αστειεόμενος σε ιταλούς δημοσιογράφους: "Είπα στον Σάλι ότι θα κάνουμε μερικές εξαιρέσεις για όσους για όσους φέρνουν όμορφα κορίτσια"! Μάλιστα, τα αστεία του συνέχισαν προς γυναίκες Αλβανίδες δημοσιογράφους, στις οποίες τόνιζε ότι "τώρα είμαι εργένης", μιας και χωρίζει με τη σύζυγό του εξαιτίας (και) της άστατης συμπεριφοράς του.
Τα "αστεία" του σχολιάστηκαν από αντιπάλους του ως ανάρμοστα.


Όλη η είδηση από την βρετανική Telegraph:

 

Silvio Berlusconi says immigrants not welcome but 'beautiful girls' can stay

Silvio Berlusconi has said that while illegal immigrants were not welcome in Italy he would make an exception for "beautiful girls".

By Nick Squires in Rome
Published: 7:00AM GMT 13 Feb 2010

The Italian prime minister, who is renowned for making jokes of questionable taste, was speaking to journalists after holding talks with the prime minister of Albania, Sali Berisha.

Mr Berlusconi, 73, said an accord between Italy and Albania had successfully clamped down on the trafficking of illegal immigrants across the Adriatic Sea by people smugglers.

He then joked: "I said to Sali – we'd make exceptions for anyone bringing over beautiful girls." Mr Berlusconi, whose wife is divorcing him for his alleged philandering, also joked with female Albanian journalists: "You know I'm single now."

His remarks were criticised by his opponents as boorish and inappropriate. "Berlusconi never tires of this barrack room humour," said Paola Pellegrini, an opposition MP.

"Even in reference to a tragedy such as impoverished people trying to come to our country, the prime minister reiterates his view of women as fresh meat to be consumed. He's an unseemly old man."

The media mogul, who faced a string of sex scandals last year, joked earlier in the week that his plans for Valentine's Day included "using my computer and sending wishes to all my girlfriends".

He has a history of making ribald remarks at international summits and during meetings with heads of state.

In November he told the president of Kazakhstan, who was in Rome for a visit, that a spike in the country's population was due to the virility of its men.

The quip recalled the kind of remarks made by Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional television journalist Borat in the 2006 film Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.