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Berlusconi's Top 10 Gaffes

After Berlusconi's most recent faux pas -- saying that Italian earthquake survivors in tent camps should act like they're on a camping trip -- Britain's "Daily Telegraph" has the Top 10 Berlusconi gaffes and pranks.

As the Italian prime minister's has said: "It was questionable irony...because this joke is questionable."

-- Luke Allnutt

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