Jon Stewart gawks at Silvio Berlusconi's nerve

"The guy's like Charlie Sheen with diplomatic immunity. And instead of raising half a man, he's running Italy"


Adam Clark Estes
February 18, 2011 5:44PM (UTC)

Silvio Berlusconi will face a judge for allegedly paying for sex with a teenager. For a leader who has long avoided legal consequences of his sometimes salacious activities, this could go very poorly. And with the long history of Berlusconi's misbehavior coming to a head, Jon Stewart steps back to acknowledge -- almost tip his hat to -- the audacity of the Italian premiere:

Now I know why Venice is sinking. It's under the weight of Silvio Berlusconi's giant balls.

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Adam Clark Estes

Adam Clark Estes blogs the news for Salon. Email him at ace@salon.com and follow him on Twitter @adamclarkestes

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