In Italy, a Right-Wing Spin Doctor Repents

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In Italy, a Right-Wing Spin Doctor Repents

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In Italy, a Right-Wing Spin Doctor Repents

How Silvio Berlusconi’s top propagandist become one of Matteo Salvini’s toughest critics.

By Anna Momigliano |
The leader of the far-right League party, Matteo Salvini (R), embraces Silvio Berlusconi during a joint press conference in Rome on March 1, 2018. The leader of the far-right League party, Matteo Salvini (R), embraces Silvio Berlusconi during a joint press conference in Rome on March 1, 2018. (ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Anna Momigliano is a journalist based in Milan.

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