Thomson ReutersJune 24, 2013 05:02
By Hugo Dixon
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Italy's new prime minister, Enrico Letta, is making the best of a bad job. After February's inconclusive election, it looked like Italy's dysfunctional political system might drag the country further into the abyss. There was a risk that nobody would be able to form a government, new elections would be called and that even these would end in a stalemate.