When In Rome…

12.14.10 Bucky Turco

Uh-oh, better turn the volume down. Like other riot-prone Europeans, the Italians also like to take to the streets, torch things, and clash with police blaring the most god-awful sirens. This was the scene earlier in Rome after Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi squeezed out a narrow vote of confidence from the Parliament.

That’s like the American equivalent of a president not being impeached despite deserving it. Citizens obviously didn’t agree with the decision and showed their dissatisfaction, Roman-style: