Italian Political Attack Ad Compares David Axelrod to Axl Rose

Italian Political Attack Ad Compares David Axelrod to Axl Rose

Now that President Obama is all settled in to his second term, campaign adviser David Axelrod is lending a hand to Italian Prime Minister Mario axe_axelMonti, who is working on his own re-election bid. Monti’s opposition, the Italian Democratic Party, is not happy to see Axelrod sticking his newly mustache-less face into Italy’s politics, and they’ve created an attack ad to express their feelings on the subject.

And while Axelrod has faced a wide, wide variety of attack ads in his time, we’re pretty sure he’s never seen one quite like this. The ad, which is featured on the party’s website, has been translated as, “A guru recommended to Monti to attack his opponents. But the guru, sooner or later, will leave and Italy’s problems will remain.” Fair enough — Axelrod is an American political strategist working abroad, after all.

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