Berlusconi's fury at Italian high court
August 2nd, 2013
04:53 AM ET

Berlusconi's fury at Italian high court

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has lashed out at a ruling by the country's high court that upheld a prison sentence for him in a tax fraud case.
In a nine-minute video on Thursday, an indignant and defiant Berlusconi vented his anger over the court's decision.
"In exchange for the commitments I have made over almost 20 years in favor of my country and coming almost at the end of my public life, I receive as a reward accusations and a verdict that is founded on absolutely nothing, that takes away my personal freedoms and my political rights," he said.

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  1. Scottish Mama

    He finally going to jail for fraud, but not for being with under aged girls, lets have a bunga-bunga party.

    August 2, 2013 at 6:46 am | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    Let him get indignant. In prison.
    He sounds just like every other person that has been caught with their hand in the cookie jar.

    August 2, 2013 at 11:44 am | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    He sounds like every other crook that has gotten caught with their hand in the cookie jar. "This is the thanks I get!??" Yep, that's the "thanks" you get.

    August 2, 2013 at 11:46 am | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    And now I'm blocked?

    August 2, 2013 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  5. rupert

    GQ pose?

    August 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    -new caption for above picture-
    "You knowa, me pizza hasa to havea lotsa mozzerella" "Justa like Castros not a monster, I am not a greaseball"

    August 2, 2013 at 5:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Looks to me like he's breaking out in song: "O, Solo Mio".

      August 2, 2013 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  7. dazzle ©

    LOL @Jeff Frank, very true.

    August 2, 2013 at 6:14 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Jeff from Reston

    I sponge off my sister and got rid of my girlfriend.

    August 2, 2013 at 7:27 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Jeff from Reston

    I also have borderline personality disorder, which cannot be treated, and my son is embarrassed of me. My Mexican businesses are illegal. Investigate me.

    August 2, 2013 at 7:31 pm | Report abuse |
  10. The Ghost of Mandy

    Where am I, Mr. Roem? Where did you bury my corpse?

    August 2, 2013 at 7:34 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Kenny Rogers

    @chrissy. What do you mean trolls? There's only me.

    August 2, 2013 at 7:42 pm | Report abuse |
  12. The Ghost of Mandy

    @Jeff. Boo.

    August 2, 2013 at 7:45 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Kenny Rogers

    @chrissy. Sure. Whatever you say.

    August 2, 2013 at 8:01 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    I have not posted on this thread at all.

    August 2, 2013 at 8:12 pm | Report abuse |
  15. rupert

    @chrissy. ((((((Kiss))))))
    Me too cutie potootie.

    August 2, 2013 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |
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