am 9.10.03 8:48 Uhr schrieb Temur Kobakhidze unter [log in to unmask]:

> Dear Listers,
> Some of our off-topic judgments, or should I say *evaluations* on the List
> seem to be a bit too strict, I daresay a bit too categorical. With all due
> respect, I hardly expect ready-made truth announcements on the subject of
> world politics (or on any subject, *a jerk like Berlusconi*

Oh, but my dear Temur,

sometimes one simply has to call a spade a spade: Berlusconi IS a jerk. No
doubt about it. Period.