November 28, 2008

Fascist Italian Hillbillies Have A Tiny, Ridiculous Proposition

If you live in one of five certain, dwindling, depressed towns around Potenza in the arch of Italy's boot, some Fascist Party offshoot will pay you 1,500 euros to name your baby after Benito Mussolini or his wife Rachele.

That's the best they could come up with. Meanwhile, in America, the crazy hillbillies are naming their kids Sarah Palin for free.

Italy: Money for Baby Mussolinis [nyt via dt reader eric]

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