Earlier today Italian newspaper La Republica reported that nearly two months after a the near wipe – out of pro – EU establishment parties in the March 4 elections the Euroskeptic Five Star and League parties which between them won a majority of the vote, but not quite enough seats in the national assembly to form a coalition government, had abandoned talks with pro EU PD party and called for fresh elections.
On Sunday, La Republica revealed former Prime minister Mario Slavini said his Democratic party had lost the March 4 elections and it is not its role to govern Italy next, thus refusing to enter an agreement with either of the Eurosceptic parties which won more votes. Commentators are the PD has effectively washed its hands of Italy’s voters, having sen itsd pro – immigration, pro – federalisation policies rejected.
He added that the decision on whether Democratic Party can back a Five Star government lies with party assembly convened May 3 and with each member of Parliament.
In a shock response that amounts to giving Slavini the finger, Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio, commenting on the former leaders remarks, said in a blog post that the movement “did everything to form a government in the interest of Italians” and that the “PD said ‘no’ to citizens’ issues and they will pay for it.”
The usual chaos that is Italian politics then resurfaced when the FiveStar leader, frustrated with being unable to form a government with either the PD or League, called for fresh elections:
“At this stage there is no solution other than returning to elections as soon as possible, then of course the decision will be up to President Mattarella,” Di Maio said in a video statement on Facebook, adding that no change is needed to the electoral law, such as the introduction of a second round, as the new elections would be a challenge between Five Star and League.
Di Maio called on League’s leader Matteo Salvini to join him on the call for new election in June to let the citizens decide, and accused the League of siding with Silvio Berlusconi instead of working with Five Star on a “government for change.”
As a reminder, the March 4 Italian general vote left the legislature divided between three main blocs – Five Star, the center-right coalition and the democrats – without any holding sufficient seats to form a government.
So what would happen if Di Maio gets his wish?
Well, as Bloomberg reported overnight, as in most European nations, Italian political sentiments are becoming more polarised, with right leaning, anti EU, anti – globalist parties gaining strength. The political impasse in Italy drags on nearly two months after the March general election, which is much less than Germany spent without a government after an inconclusive election last September.
Italy however knows the experience of being ruled by a government appointed by Brussels bureaucrats and it is likely any move by EU bureaucrats to resolve the situation would result in civil unrest. The latest developments must then be troubling for Brussels: support for Matteo Salvini’s League was close to 22% compared to 17.4% at the March 4 election, according to the survey, which was conducted by Demos & Pi on April 26 and 27. The Five Star Movement is the most popular party with about 33% of backing, and the Democratic Party is third with 17.8% down from 18.7, the poll showed.
If no coalition deal is reached, new elections are the most likely option, according to Silvio Berlusconi, former prime minister and leader of Forza Italia, which is part of the center-right coalition. “The risk is there if the impasse drags on,” Berlusconi said in an interview with Corriere della Sera.
And while interviews with party leaders published in the country’s main newspapers on Sunday indicated that the deadlock is getting no closer to a resolution, a new election held today that would, according to polls give the League and Fire Star 55% of the vote and an absolute majority which would come as a shock to the European Federalist project supported by Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and EU commission president Jean Claude Juncker.
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