Former Italian PM Says ‘Return of Fascism’ Narrative is “Absolutely Fake News”

Former Italian PM Says ‘Return of Fascism’ Narrative is “Absolutely Fake News”

Georgia Meloni’s victory is not a “danger” to democracy. ~Former Leftist PM

Paul Joseph Watson

The notion that right-wing candidate Georgia Meloni’s victory in Italy represents a threat to Italian democracy or the return of fascism is “absolutely fake news,” according to the country’s leftist former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Whoops, narrative fail.

Meloni’s center-right coalition swept to victory in Sunday’s elections, easily defeating her left-wing opposition.

This prompted a wave of hysterical media coverage, with numerous publications warning of the “return of fascism in Italy,” due to the far-right origins of Meloni’s Brothers of Italy party.

However, such concerns were dismissed by an unexpected figure, former leftist Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

“Personally frankly speaking, I was against Georgia Meloni, so I’m not her best friend…we were and will be rivals always,” Renzi told CNN.

“At the same time, I think that is not a danger to Italian democracy, he added.

“The idea there is a risk of fascism in Italy is absolutely fake news, she won because of populism,” the former Prime Minister asserted.

Renzi was the Prime Minister of Italy from 2014-2016 after serving as the Mayor of Florence, a traditionally left wing city, before that.

Meloni herself has repeatedly asserted that she is not a fascist and merely wants to represent the interests of Italians and not those of “nihilistic globalist elites, driven by international finance.”

Of course, merely to take that position guarantees vilification by an establishment which has repeatedly tried to create a moral panic around populism by asserting it represents a return to the 1930’s.


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1 Comment on Former Italian PM Says ‘Return of Fascism’ Narrative is “Absolutely Fake News”

  1. That FASCISM is returning to Italy = FAKE NEWS!
    However, as Reagan said: “If Fascism ever comes to America in will come via Liberalism” — he was 100% correct.
    Fascism isn’t in Italy, it is in the DNC (they are the new NSDAP)
    Hyperbole? NO, #FACTS, there are 28 NSDAP planks in the DNC Platform (yup, sure, the verbiage is more “flowery” but they are the same (the obvious ones being Gun Control and Socialized complete GOVT CONTROL (key there: CONTROL) of HealthCare, but there are more).

    Anyone who can do a DuckDuckGo search can find the two and do the side-by-side analysis for themselves – but, of course, people are too f****** lazy to bother to do any actual real research!

    And why the Left always calls everyone NAZIs — usual Psychological Projection and attempt to deflect from the #FACTS that I just spelled out!

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