Sigh. Why, Silvio, why can't you just go quietly into that good night? Enjoy your retirement. Screw lots of women. Lounge around at a villa. Get in a fistfight with Bono. Whatever. I know Bush will miss you, but that in itself is reason enough to know you ought not be Prime Minister. I mean, look at his other political pals: Putin? Chalabi? The love affair is bound to sour.