Romano Prodi — Italian Statesman born on August 09, 1939,

Romano Prodi OMRI is an Italian former politician and economist. He twice served as the Prime Minister of Italy, from 17 May 1996 to 21 October 1998 and from 17 May 2006 to 8 May 2008. He was also the tenth President of the European Commission from 1999 to 2004... (wikipedia)

I don't want to pass a punitive law, or use politics as a vendetta.
He uses statistics like a drunk uses lamp-posts, more for support than illumination.
I am not overconfident.
Italy is divided between us and them, rich and poor, north and south, young and old, employed and unemployed.
But Italy can only have any real influence on world affairs if it carries weight in Europe.