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Bongo Berlusconi

I met Silvio Berlusconi twice. Though it is fairer to say that I saw him twice since an army of bodyguards assured our distance. At least at the first occasion. Unfortunately, that wasn’t at one of those Bongo Bongo parties, but during less exciting gatherings in Brussels. The big Berlusconi, though the word ‘big’ applied… » read more

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I saw him again a few years ago. In a beach bar close to The Hague where the Dutch Liberal party celebrated a historical victory. Hardly changed, the mischievous sense of humour was still intact. At the time back in 1996 he was a true phenomenon in the European Parliament. When I had my first… » read more

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