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"Prime minister" is indeed a term which is closer to the real situation of contemporary italian politics, but, at the moment, this instiutional figure should not be officialy named after this. the 1948 constitution called him " president of the council of ministers" and constitutionalist have considered him the 4th charge of the state so far (after the president of the republic, senate and chamber of deputies), because in the former pure proportional sistem were the parties after the elections and not a coalition which decided the personality which would lead the cabinet, often with the active commitment of the president of the republic. (whereas now the costume is a mere passive appointment because the coalitions usually have a leader expliciy candidated and presented to electors) It is likely that in the future the PotC will be re-named "prime minister" (as centre-right wing parties has proposed in consitutional reforms which will be voted on June 25th) both because it is a more european-like term and because is thought to explain better the high-decisional role which this figure seems to conquer as time goes by.—Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 04:27, 16 November 2008 (UTC)
A random, humorous press photo of d'Alema has been popular internet meme for a long time now, as noted by Know Your Meme. The problem is 99.5% of people using the image don't know who he is. See the researched information here. --22.214.171.124 (talk) 23:07, 1 January 2010 (UTC)
I also think, this is relevant because it's really used very often... 126.96.36.199 (talk) 20:20, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
I normally hate not-noteworthy police, but I actually don't think this is worth mentioning, not for pedantic reasons involving sources and references but because the meme itself is not focused on him as a person - as said above, most don't know who he is. The meme is simply his face, not Massimo himself, so it's not really relevant to him as a person. (Contrast the memes that involve a named and known person and something they said or did, e.g. Ted Stevens and the tubes.) boiled_elephant (talk) 16:42, 20 July 2011 (UTC)
Have to agree. I'm ordinarily fine with memes but this really has no connection with d'Alema. If there were other memes and they were actually relevant to the person, like the Joseph Ducreux meme, it would be worthy of inclusion. 188.8.131.52 (talk) 01:16, 27 July 2011 (UTC)