Anyone interested in my opinion of Muammar Gaddafi has been able to find it on the right hand side of this blog for the last five years.
It couldn't happen to a nicer guy, one whose goons have been indulging in what seems to be the Libyan national pastime, shooting at innocent people from first floor windows, even to the end. This is what Romania in 1989 would have looked like, if the Romanians had banned foreign media.
The suggestion that he has gone to Venezuela might show either that even shitehawks obey the maxim that 'birds of a feather flock together', or is the biggest piece of black propaganda to be released into the public domain since Tony Blair uttered the words '45 minutes'. Either way, the greater good of the world demands that Muammar Gaddafi not be president of Libya. It is gratifying to see that even his own apparitchiks are deserting him. Et tu - brute.
Labels: Of Republics And Empires