The Monk of Monza

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This week's l'Espresso talking about Telecom, says "Grillo had warned everyone", that "Grillo had anticipated the reasons used by the financial analysts to explain the wave of selling in the telecom sector".

Well there you go! And I was just joking when I said that!

Yesterday in Milan, at the headquarters of the Banca Intesa, they discussed a crucial topic for us citizens: “Development and decline: the role of the institutions”. Present were the employees Rutelli, Fassino and Follini. With them was also Tronchetti who made this impassioned statement:

”I would like people to avoid confusion and comparisons between people that have nothing in common, not history, not values and not responsibility.

The subtle allusion was to Gnutti who was a director, together with him, in Olimpia, and to Consorte, a director, together with him, in Telecom and who, thus at least in this company, shared responsibility together. Or did he not know that?

”Let’s make it clear once and for all: there was a Telecom before the Pirelli acquisition and a post-Pirelli-Telecom.“

On this, one can’t but be in agreement. In fact according to l’Espresso, the debt of the company has reached 42 thousand million Euro. This is after the sale of Seat PG, Telespazio, Finsiel, real estate and so on.

By how much has employment grown since the arrival of Tronchetti? How many were employed under the rule of Colaninno?

”As soon as we started work on restoring the company, we found some unpleasant surprises.”

"We imagined that certain write offs were simply management errors."

Write offs? Surprises?  And we were thinking that they had done an in-depth analysis before buying Telecom. But no. What a surprise!

"These travelling companions that I’ve found myself with and certainly not been out to look for, the lawyers will be taking an interest in."

But travelling companion Gnutti who’s been looking for him and searching for him? There’s gratitude! It’s true that you recognise who your friends are at a time of need!

A furious Tronchetti then concluded:

”This is the moment that whoever in politics has always been honest separates himself quite sharply from the dishonest people."

It’s here that, like the Monk of Monza with the disgraceful Egidio, Fassino smiled and, troubled, applauded him.
Before that it was Consorte who he applauded….

Posted by Beppe Grillo at 11:28 PM in | Comments (6)
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Hello!
Sorry for my inglish.How can I do to call in Italy with skype mobile?We dont have a tecnology?Dosen't exist a tecnology for mobile phone?

Posted by: luca urbinati | January 30, 2006 06:12 PM


That's right, Prince! I think that not ordinary people MUST do it, it's our moral obligation!

Posted by: Raffaella Biferale | January 27, 2006 12:56 PM


Way cool

Posted by: john doe | January 26, 2006 11:41 PM


Let's say that we are out of the mainstream and because of this at the same time we are cursed.
Nothing new can be born in the ordinary.
Somebody must keep the pulse and show that another way is always available.

Posted by: Giovanni Principe | January 26, 2006 11:26 PM


Fortunetely all italians are not like this! I'm different, you too, and a lot of people too! It's not enough, but it's a start! :-)

Posted by: Raffaella Biferale | January 26, 2006 11:00 PM


One more reason to give strangers to ridicule the italians.

Posted by: Giovanni Principe | January 26, 2006 09:31 PM


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