• Renzi replaces letta as italian prime minister

    By on Feb. 20, 2014

    After just ten months as prime min­is­ter, En­rico Letta is al­ready out. In comes Mat­teo Renzi. He has in­spired a vague sense of op­ti­mism, but this op­ti­mism over­looks the in­cove­nient truth that, just like his two pre­de­ces­sors, Renzi was not elected by the Ital­ian peo­ple. So who ex­actly is Italy's new Flo­ren­tine leader un­elect?