Now that the attack on Berlusconi seems to have made him more popular, achieving the opposite of what was assumed to be the assailant’s goal, comes this conspiracy theory, reported in the Daily Mail:
A You Tube video which suggests the attack on Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was faked has become an overnight sensation.
Berlusconi, 73, was hit in the face with a souvenir marble and metal replica of Milan’s famous Gothic cathedral following a political rally and suffered a fractured nose and two broken teeth.
TV footage of the politician showing him bleeding profusely from cuts to his lips and gums went around the world in a matter of seconds and were seen by millions.
However, today a video posted on You Tube suggesting the attack in Milan was faked had received almost 500,000 hits in just a matter of hours.
Called ‘Was the attack on Berlusconi a montage?’ the video lasts eight minutes and is on a par with other past conspiracy theories such as the attack on the Twin Towers being a CIA created plot…
[continues in the Daily Mail]