Qaddafi’s Repeat Performance

by Matthew Shaffer

Qaddafi’s speech yesterday seems to have been almost a carbon-copy of his first major speech since the demonstrators began: very long (90 minutes), rambling, incoherent, delusional, offering vague concessions, complaining about journalists, blaming the demonstrations on Al Qaeda, while surrounded by Potemkin supporters.

A good account is here

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