“My only regret from this situation is that I will have to explain to my two kids that their father is going on trial not because he is a criminal, but because he defended his country”, Matteo Salvinisaidas Italy’s Parliament stripped him of immunity to open the way for his trial.
For years, Italy’s political ruling class has had a migration policy of surrendering to floods of illegal immigrants — who have usually been organized by criminal traffickers. Europe has never offered Italy a jot of help. Now these “elites” — politicians, opinion makers, journalists — have decided to turn Salvini over to the judges for doing what they did not have the courage to do: defend the Italy’s borders.
Salvini now faces up to 15 years in prison for “kidnapping.” The charge against Salvini dates from 2019 when, as Italy’s interior minister, he prevented illegal migrants from…
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