Saturday, Dec. 08, 2012

It Didn't Work for the Beatles Either

"I am the Jesus Christ of politics. I sacrifice myself for everyone."

An inflated sense of self-worth is embedded in every politician's DNA. How else can one account for the shared conviction that they're the right individual to lead their constituents? In this 2006 gem, Berlusconi flashes a pretty outrageous persecution complex. With his bombastic style, massive fortune and legendary vanity, Berlusconi (one of Italy's richest men) doesn't appear to have much in common with the guy he's name-checking. Then again, Jesus wasn't properly appreciated in his time either.