I blog and I vote:

I blog and I vote
: Carla Passino reports that blogs are taking off in Italy, even among politicians:

…indeed Antonio Palmieri MP, who belongs to the ruling centre-right party Forza Italia, tries hard to demonstrate how busy he is, although the postings in his CalenDiario are often less than memorable: “Monday, January 13. I have started my week at 7.10am by opening my e-mail Inbox, where I found 23 messages, which I answered to within the hour.” He then goes on to imply that 23 emails are a lot. I’d like to show him the 500+ messages in my Monday morning inbox