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Thursday's Quote of the Day

09:24 UK time, Thursday, 13 November 2008

"Ferraris, we can make. Designer clothes, we can produce. Sun, pizza and love, we can provide a lot of. It's the public administration that is below par" - Italian minister of public functions Renato Brunetta tells it like it is.

Obviously national stereotyping is bad. Goes without saying. But when it's done by somebody from the nation being stereotyped it's not quite so bad.

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