Tag Archives: Carlo Tresca

Laughing at Mussolini

 A Re-Post from 2014    A young Benito Mussolini It’s easy to laugh at Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini today. We see him in those old black and whites. Kind of fat. Bald. Overly dramatic and theatrical.  Silly. Chin thrust out. … Continue reading

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Mario

I received a text message from my eldest daughter on New Year’s Day. “Mario Cuomo is dead”. I frowned, lips tight, sitting alone watching a college football game. I think she sent me that text because she knew what it … Continue reading

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Laughing at Mussolini

 Originally published in 2011    A young Benito Mussolini It’s easy to laugh at Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini today. We see him in those old black and whites. Kind of fat. Bald. Overly dramatic and theatrical.  Silly. Chin thrust out. … Continue reading

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