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What really unites the anti-Dragons

What really unites the anti-Dragons

Those bizarre parallel convergences of Giornale and Manifesto on Draghi. the Scratches of Damato

The parallel convergences of albeit controversial Moroteo coinage between the comments of two newspapers as different as the manifesto and the Journal of the Berlusconi family at the launch of the latest, indeed always penultimate measures adopted by the government to deal with the pandemic from Covid and variants are curious but not too much. .

"A delayed outbreak", headlined the newspaper still and proudly Communist, taking it out on the Prime Minister evidently forced by his too large and heterogeneous majority of quasi-national unity, or even undecided on his own, to face the contagious developments of the virus with the necessary timeliness that for two years now has put us on the cross and claimed victims. And who knows if the obligation of vaccination for the over-50s just approved by the government to a surprise unanimity after hours of conflict will prove effective.

“If Draghi – wrote the editor of the Berlusconi newspaper Augusto Minzolini in the editorial – not only yesterday (in part) but months ago he had imposed the vaccination obligation, putting the parties in front of their responsibilities, we would not be in these conditions. And we would not have lost the advantage we had over other European countries. Now you can say what you want, but the doubt arises spontaneously that the prime minister has not used all the power he had at his disposal in order not to antagonize pieces of the majority that could be useful to him for the Colle ”. The allusion, of course, is to the Northern League, formally committed like Giorgia Meloni's political brothers to supporting Silvio Berlusconi's candidacy for the Quirinale, but underneath temptation to help Draghi climb the Quirinale.

"The same could be said about the economy, energy and anything else", Minzolini added sternly, explaining: "If the premier had concentrated and played everything on his current role (how he had behaved in the first phase of his government) and had publicly declared that he was not interested in the Quirinale ", rather than calling himself a grandfather at the disposal of the institutions," his government could have been all or much more. And instead…". "More than a criticism, it is the hope that he will go back to being a giant", concluded Minzolini, sparing us a true explanation on that "everything" or "much more" that was to be expected from Draghi on "economy, energy and so on" . He will evidently do so again if the Prime Minister, between now and January 24, when voting in the Montecitorio courtroom for the succession to Mattarella begins, has not pulled himself out of the race at the Quirinale shouting his unavailability as the outgoing president does and has his collaborators say to those who insist on asking him for an encore.

What separates the parallel convergences between the manifesto and the Giornale and restores the differences is Draghi's future. That for the communist newspaper, in harmony with Massimo D'Alema's still fresh sortie against the Prime Minister, should be the return home to free the parties from the commissioner in progress from the murder – according to Marco Travaglio – or from the suicide, more likely, by Giuseppe Conte. For the newspaper of the Berlusconi family, Draghi's future should still be in Palazzo Chigi, without interruptions of any kind, because the professor would be. or he would continue to be, fortunately for a Berlusconi at the Quirinale, the best possible and imaginable prime minister. But the problem, as big as a skyscraper, is how to make Berlusconi really arrive on the Hill as a tenant, and not as an invitation to some ceremony, or as life president of his Forza Italia in the more or less ritual consultations for the current government crisis .

This is a machine translation from Italian language of a post published on Start Magazine at the URL https://www.startmag.it/mondo/giornale-manifesto-anti-draghi/ on Thu, 06 Jan 2022 06:42:33 +0000.