The Whole World Wants To Know The Meaning Of This Note In Berlusconi's Hands

It seems Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi was doodling ahead of a procedural vote on the 2010 budget today.

While that vote passed, it also made clear that the scandal-tarnished Berlusconi had lost his parliamentary majority.

Now everyone’s chatting about the contents of the note he composed during a speech before the vote. Here’s the translation, according to the AP (via finansakrobat):

“308, -8 traitors; Government upturn; Vote; Take note; Resignation; Italian President; One solution; Let’s move”

Here’s Berlusconi holding the note:

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Photo: AP/Andrew Medichini


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Photo: AP/Andrew Medichini

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