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The Tunnel of shame

The story of an embarassing press release. And its dumb follow up.

There are times when someone makes me ashamed of my nationality. That’s sometimes the case for noisy tourists abroad. Unfortunately, the matter is much more serious this time. Please do not misunderstand me, though; and I’ll make it clear: I love Italy. And also my point is not about politics. I’m actually too disappointed by most politicians, to support either side (I’m afraid, the coin is pretty much the same).

Yet, I’d like to to express my opinion on something which – I think – seriously hurts our country’s reputation and (further) damages our credibility around the world.

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