Each time Libya appears in the news, scores of newspaper editors go bananas. Once possessed of faculties that could detect a breaking story as readily as a dangling participle, these poor souls are now reduced to a jabbering stupor…
This story has picked up a little traffic on our twitter feed, we figured we’d shared it with the Tumbl-folk.
The correct spelling is “long-serving dictator.”
Take the greasy rats out of the streets. We have not used force yet. If we have to use the force, we’ll use it. Tomorrow or either tonight…I will fight until the last drop of my blood. Take your children from the streets. Your children are dying. For what reason? For what purpose? For nothing, but to burn Libya. Your children died. Their children are in America and in Europe…Gangs, like rats…It can do nothing.Gadaffi, speaking to Libyans now (via maced)
libya’s ambassador to the us has renounced his allegiance to Moammar Gaddafi, calling for the embattled leader to step down. The country’s ambassador to Bangladesh has quit, as has the ambassador in India. It’s amazing to see a country’s diplomats so thoroughly and uniformly rebuke their leader. Imagine if an American ambassador were to start making movies against President Obama? Oh, right. source
» The TV wars – no, really: While the Libyan government has been trying its hardest to jam Al Jazeera’s signal, protesters have attacked the state television headquarters. It didn’t stop Muammar Gaddafi from appearing on state television, however. With an umbrella.