Italy's PM to resign, forming new gov

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    Wow, he was just denying this a few days ago.

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    well within the insanity known to men as Italy he lasted quite long.
     
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    Yes, the first one to last that long in decades! :eek:
     
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    I think the Prime Minister of Italy has got to resign before changing parties in a coalition. Maybe it isn't such a big deal, - the resignation that is.
     
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    I think the pm changing parties and resigning before his term is up is a very big deal, especially when he was just denying rumours suggesting he was going to do just that.
     
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    Yes, I agree, changing of parties i a big deal. Just that the "resigning-part" might sound more drastic than it is.
     
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    Resigning to change parties is drastic. Why does appear to be worse than it is? Perhaps it's because his term is coming to an end? Something similar happened here with the present PM, but he didn't change parties, just resigned as minister of finance, then ran for PM himself a year or so later.
     

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