Tag Archives: Libya

Days Not Weeks

The Lockerbie bomber‘s not dead yet.  Neither is Gadhafi.

Seismic Stats

As Libyan rebels stormed Gadhafi’s compound, the Dow soared over 300 points, President Obama dropped to a 38% approval rating, and the East Coast registered a 5.8 on the Richter.

Rule of Law

 

Not so Crazy

The UN Security Council finally authorized the use of force against Libya. Gadhafi ordered a cease fire as promptly as he handed over his wmd after seeing Saddam stetch a rope in 2003.

Still, some are skeptical and, according to Al Jazeera, the fighting continues.

A story in the Guardian calls the cease fire a crafty move by Gadhafi to consolidate his gains.

Slow Boat to Malta

One reason the administration was slow to criticize Gadhafi was fear Americans in Libya might be taken hostage.  Rather than a speedy naval evacuation, a small ferry was chartered.

Faux Birther, Christopher Hitchins, sarcastically accuses Obama of Swissness for waiting to see which side is winning before jumping on board.