Berlusconi’s acquittal in ‘bunga-bunga’ case reveals how Italy’s judicial system was weaponized to keep conservatives out of power

Has any man spent more time in court than Italy’s Silivio Berlusconi and at the same time still walk away with so many acquittals? There are likely few contenders. Italy‚Äôs former center-right prime minister’s latest acquittal came on Feb. 15. For Berlusconi, he has faced a Kafkaesque 86 lawsuits and over 4,000 court hearings without … Continue reading Berlusconi’s acquittal in ‘bunga-bunga’ case reveals how Italy’s judicial system was weaponized to keep conservatives out of power