Detour, There's a Muddy Road Ahead

Judith Harris (February 27, 2014)
No one will be surprised if the neo-Premier Matteo Renzi runs into a muddy road or two on his way to reviving the Italian government and the country's spirits. While wishing him well, a few traces of mud are already visible. Perhaps he could have paid attention to the detour signs warning of possible problems involving especially two key cabinet posts: the Finance and Culture Ministries.

ROME - Back in 1945 the Pecos River Boys sang this Western swing ballad written by Paul Westmoreland: