Giorgia Meloni is the leader of the anti-immigration party Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) and a member of the Italian parliament. The following video was taken in the Chamber of Deputies during a debate on immigration.
Many thanks to He Ha for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:
|00:05||President, I will speak of, remaining on today’s topic, what the leftist colleague has just said.|
|00:10||Specifically, on two quick points. There’s a limit|
|00:13||to the idiocies one can say in this chamber, pardon me.|
|00:16||You cannot say that legal migration to Italy is being hindered because of the Bossi-Fini law.|
|00:22||Legal migration to Italy has become hardly possible lately,|
|00:26||because the Bossi-Fini quotas have been reduced to zero.|
|00:29||Because all quotas were taken up by those who were smuggled into Italy’s territory.|
|00:33||Because we are the only country that says “You can’t migrate to Italy unless you pay smugglers!”|
|00:38||And that’s exactly what we’ve been protesting about throughout all these years!|
|00:42||So, firstly, let’s try to be serious, please.|
|00:46||Secondly: stop accusing us of institutional racism!|
|00:50||Institutional racism is what the state has been doing: letting Italians die under bridges,|
|00:55||and supporting any foreign migrant on a €37.5 budget!|
|01:00||That’s institutional racism! Institutional racism is giving a social pensioner|
|01:03||€480 a month, where the state spends 1,200 on a single migrant!
I am sure the same criticism could be made of any other Western European nation. Who was it who said, “I don’t believe in coincidence”?
That’s one impassioned parliamentarian!