The Three Most Stupid Things Said About Libya By Western Experts
Martin Kramer has compiled a list of the three most stupid things Western boffins have said after visiting Gaddafi’s Libya.
“Libya doesn’t feel like other police states that I have visited.”
2. My Chat with the Colonel by Anthony Giddens:
“As one-party states go, Libya is not especially repressive. Gadafy seems genuinely popular.”
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“Libya has a tradition of participatory local governance because of Qadaffi’s long interest in participatory democracy and peoples’ committees. Moreover, he is not detested in the way that Mubarak has been detested and rules by means other than fear.”
And these words form the King of Africa himself: