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Politics of Fear

Politics of Fear

It's a somber day at Fabrica, as we mourn Berlusconi's re-election, and the rise in popularity of the Lega Nord (The Northern League) in the region.

Election Posters.jpg

A selection of election posters, as seen in Treviso.

Pay particular attention to:

Upper Right:
They [Native Americans] couldn't make immigration laws.
Now they live in reserves.
Think about it.

Lower Left:
Defend Your Future: Keep Out The Refugees
Vote Lega Nord

If you want more despair, check out this excerpt from a recent Guardian article "Politics of Fear":

And in Treviso, a League councillor recently told a session of the council: "With immigrants, we should use the same system the SS used, punishing 10 of them for every slight against one of our citizens."

The mayor of Treviso, also of the League, once said: "We ought to dress [immigrants] like lepers to go 'bang, bang, bang' with a rifle." The League's election poster showed three white sheep kicking out a black one.

Shocking stuff.

Thanks to Scott for the finding the posters, and Piero for the translations.

Originally from
ReBlogged by lizy on Apr 15, 2008 at 11:19 AM Posted by lizy on Apr 15, 2008 at 11:19 AM

Comments

Many inhabitants of Treviso are not agree with these politic visions: look at www.trevisocittaperta.net

Posted by: Paolo Tonon at 15.04.2008 02:58 PM


Guys I'm so jealous of this situation of yours you're so lucky you're not Italian and one day you will leave this country :-)

Posted by: fede at 16.04.2008 05:24 PM



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