Political Suicide in New York City and Italy: Part II - NYC by Jerry Krase
New York City and Italy have a great deal in common, starting and ending with self-destructive electorates; voters who are intent on putting into office people who, in one way or another, hold them in contempt. In both electoral democracies, We The People are generally too ignorant and self-absorbed to notice that the pain we feel is self-inflicted. How does this happen? Again and again….This is the second of a two-part series at I-Italy.org. The first was on the last Italian parliamentary elections and this is about the incredibly embarrassing buildup to the the mayoral election in the fall.