A YouTube video that suggest the attack on Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was faked went viral over the weekend. The Daily Mail reports that the video received over 500,000 hits in a matter of hours.
This video is from YouTube, broadcast Dec. 21, 2009.
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