Topless Protesters Accost Silvio Berlusconi

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Protesters from Ukrainian feminist group Femen accosted Italian premier hopeful Silvio Berlusconi as he voted in Milan yesterday, shouting “Basta Berlusconi,” among other Italian phrases with which the Cut is less familiar. The women were quickly detained and, according to the video below, roughly stuffed into a police car as the former prime minister smiled. Indeed, one wonders if Berlusconi would have feared his feminist detractors so much if he’d known all along that there were topless babes among them. According to Businessweek, Berlusconi’s center-left opponent, Pier Luigi Bersani, is on track to win.