Crime Does Pay Always

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Giulio Andreotti is the witness of 3 (phone company in Italy), sitting in the aeroplane hiding behind a newspaper, but he’s recognised by an actor who says to him: “You know everything, that’s what they say…”. When they remove the black box from him (hidden in a fictitious hunchback) perhaps the rest of us will know something too. Andreotti, it’s worth saying, has handed over his recompense to charity.

3 introduces new horizons for advertising by using a "prescritto"(acquitted on grounds of expiration of statutory terms) and we, already exhausted after watching the convict Andreotti as permanent guest in TV and the full-time opinion-deliverer Paolo Mieli in the Corriere, have to put up with it, squeezed in between films, even in the advertising spots. Incredible Andreotti.

Now I’m waiting for all those parliamentarians who have been definitely convicted to be recruited in turn by the companies to give witness in return for millions of Euro.

Allow me to provide, for free, some suggestions. From the convicted criminals I would choose Maroni for l’Alitalia, Dell’Utri for l’Impregilo and Gianni De Michelis for l’Eni.

Convicts of Italy don’t worry if you are not re-elected: your future is assured anyway by advertising.
And then they say that crime doesn’t pay.

Posted by Beppe Grillo at 10:38 AM in | Comments (3)
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It's the standard rule:

something or somebody exist only if appear on TV.

dear Beppe Grillo,

on 'il resto del Carlino' local newspaper there's a picture made from somebody that had a 20 euros fine for this.

the subject of the picture is a white car standing beside the road with a operating 'autovelox equipment'.

I would like to send you that page by telefax or by email, if you can contact me.

see you by

Posted by: mauro franco | November 13, 2005 11:49 AM

That Andreotti is now the testimonial for an advertising campaign is quite annoying. I can't stand politicians that constantly appear on TV, as talk show guests and so on. And I think they should spare us the trouble of having them advertising this or that product. They make a mockery of themselves, as well as the institutions they're supposed to represent.

Posted by: Rosie Trenta | November 7, 2005 07:33 PM

Mr.Grillo ,
we just noticed that Internet Points in Italy can allow anonymous connections if they own only 3 peers
for users .

Posted by: Karl Koch | November 7, 2005 01:36 PM

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