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Thursday, October 6, 2011
Monty Python and the Holy Gaddafi
Anyone looking for an answer to the Libyan crisis should look to France, they have two. Negotiate with Gaddafi, who after all has already agreed to leave. Or bomb him up to the Stone Age.
It is reminiscent of the Holy Grail crew's treatment by the French, who for some unknown reason had a castle in England.
"What are you doing in England," one of King Arthur's knights asks? "None of your business," says the French warrior atop the castle.
Another possible solution: get one of Murdoch's boys to get all of Gaddafi's codes and put them on the Internet, unencrypted. See what the Vox Pop can do.
Sort the following out yourself:
BBC: French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe
Gaddafi is ready to leave and is sending messagers with that Kafka-esque message to the four corners of the world.
"We are receiving emissaries who are telling us 'Gaddafi is prepared to leave.
Let's discuss it.
New York Times
at the same time that France's Parliament voted to extend its participation in NATO's bombing of the desert, oil-rich country.
"A political solution in Libya is more indispensable than ever and it is beginning to take shape," said French Prime Minister Francois Fillon.
Having already employed their helicopters, navy and other weapons, it is not clear what Paris has left. Perhaps the Killer Bunny. Hopefully the Libyans will not lobbest the Holy Hand Grenade.
In that case, fire a hologram.
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Previously published on the Huffington Post
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