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Silvio’s latest

November 19, 2010

AP news reports that Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi’s latest folly involves restoring the manhood of a second-century statue in the Chigi Palace, which houses Berlusconi’s offices.

Apparently a a statue of Venus was missing her hand, and a statue of Mars was missing his penis.  Berlusconi refused to tolerate the lack of either appendage.

To critical art historians concerned about the integrity of these works, Berlusconi’s administration responds comfortingly that the new parts are only attached by magnet.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. John permalink
    November 19, 2010 11:32 pm

    I love your blog!

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