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Love the Italians!

When ISIS began threatening to invade Rome, and “throw homosexuals off the Leaning Tower of Pizza,” Italy struck back:

Via Times of Israel: Italians welcome IS with ‘travel tips’

….Islamic State supporters began using the hashtag #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome to signify the impending advance of the self-styled caliphate on the city and on the seat of the Catholic Church in the Vatican.

For the government in Italy, the prospect of IS-inspired attacks was cause for real concern. Indeed, the Italian foreign minister said last week that Rome would weigh participating in any military intervention to keep Islamic State forces from advancing in Libya.

But while some in Italy fear the risk that terrorists, mingled among boatloads of migrants, could reach Italy from Libya, others have greeted the prospect with humor.

They exploited the #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome Twitter hashtag to offer mock travel advice to IS operatives, including warnings about Rome’s terrible traffic congestion and restaurant recommendations….

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  1. Alain41 says:

    Sleepless in Seven Hills? Just eat the Pisa Pizza and don’t even think of Sophia Loren.

  2. midget says:

    Just wrap the Coliseum in bacon, they’ll stay away.

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