To Sr. Berlusconi

Famously outspoken Italian opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi has claimed that right-wing politicians are more attractive than their left-wing rivals.

The centre-right\’s candidate in this weekend\’s national elections said the Left had "no taste" in women.

He said that when he looked around parliament, he found female politicians from the right were "more beautiful", the BBC reports.

"The left has no taste, even when it comes to women," he said.

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Really?

(Yes, yes, I know, grossly unfair and sexist…just couldn\’t resist.)

2 thoughts on “To Sr. Berlusconi”

  1. Let’s see –

    there’s Margaret Thatcher – no!
    Edwina Currie? – nope!
    Gillian Shepherd? – neigh!

    Its tough thinking of right wing women who aren’t over the hill….

  2. As opposed to right wing, you’re probably better off with Libertarians. Photos of the Samizdata mob having a bunfight always seem to include a healthy crop of very attractive women. P. J. O’Rourke always used to say you could tell which political movement was currently in vogue by seeing where the hot babes were.

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