Gaddafi like '… a depressed Nigerian grandmother at a wedding'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8mCUyYA1qE

One of the myriad references thrown into this part-imitation, part-rant by sharp, madcap British comedian Charlie Brooker (on his BBC show), of the Brother Leader, Muammar Gaddafi’s most recent utterings, style, as well as of Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, and their friends in the West, like Tony Blair, for example. (We’ve tried to catalogue most, if not all, of Brooker’s references in the tags shown below.)

Via Lisa Goldman.

Further Reading

Long live Ruth First

The great South African writer and activist, Ruth First, was assassinated by a letter bomb sent by the South African Security Police in Maputo, Mozambique on this day, 17 August, in 1982.