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Posted by on Jan 27, 2013 in International, Politics | 3 comments

Outrage as Berlusconi Praises Mussolini on Holocaust Day

Outrage as Berlusconi praises Mussolini on Holocaust Day (via AFP)

Italy’s gaffe-prone former premier Silvio Berlusconi sparked outrage Sunday with remarks praising wartime dictator Benito Mussolini despite Il Duce’s persecution of Jews and allowing thousands to be deported to Auschwitz. “The racial laws were the worst mistake of a leader, Mussolini, who however did…