ITaly's radical coalition opened a second front in its battle with the EU authorities and its own pro-European headquarters, promoting plans to bring the Bank of Italy under the political control.
Lega and Five Star ruling parties have drafted a bill to the Italian parliament, which will remove the central bank from its holy regime. The governor and the deputy are appointed by the Prime Minister and other officials from the Italian Commission and the Senate by secret ballot.
Matteo Salvini, the leader of Lega, is not a secret of his goal of "completely clearing" the highest ranks of the respected institution – a flirtation beyond legitimate democratic control.
The bill wraps over …