The American: For Italy & the World
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Christopher P. Winner
Christopher P. Winner is editor and publisher of The American. His column appears weekly.
In Prague at the turn of the century, watching (and overhearing) left a journalist with ample room to scribble.
A close look at the Italian election map helps explain the shift in the country's balance of power.
When a literature professor retired 35 years ago, he rued a world of ruffled civility. Little could he imagine the next phase.
Presidents can rage and rant against filthy interlopers but those who like what they hear would be wise to remember America's origins.
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