Beppe Grillo: 'Italy's Al Franken' Seeks Lead Of Opposition

08/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Shaggy haired, vulgar and notoriously independent, Beppe Grillo is far from the typical image of an Italian politician.

Yet here he is, taking on a political establishment populated by well connected old men in double-breasted suits who came to power only after meticulously working their way up through their parties' hierarchies.

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