Italian Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti speaks at a press conference on November 14, in Rome. Monti is working to form a new government to lead Italy out of a debt crisis.(Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)
Italian Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti speaks at a press conference on November 14, in Rome. Monti is working to form a new government to lead Italy out of a debt crisis.
(Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Endorses ‘Prussian’ PM

November 14, 2011  •  From theTrumpet.com
The pope has been quick to endorse technocrat Mario Monti as Italy’s prime minister designate.
 

“At home in Italy … he is more often referred to as the ‘Italian Prussian,’” writes Spiegel Online (November 14).

“I have always been considered to be the most German among Italian economists, which I always received as a compliment, but which was rarely meant to be a compliment,” Mario Monti said last week during a panel discussion in Berlin.

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