To stage a comeback, Renzi returns to his roots

The former Italian prime minister says he has ‘no parachute,’ but is starting again from the bottom.

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi stands in front of a copy of a fresco by Italian artist Raphael named "The Meeting of Leo I and Attila", on June 23, 2016 during a press conference on the future of renewable energy in Italy at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome. / AFP / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)PONTASSIEVE, Italy — Matteo Renzi’s reappearance in Pontassieve, the town just east of Florence where his family lives, has caused a stir among residents akin to a Martian sighting.

Locals snapped shots of the…

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