Tuesday, February 22, 2011
By Steven L. Taylor

Apparently, he isn’t in Venezuela, despite reports earlier today that he had fled.

Via the BBC:  Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appears on state TV.

The BBC piece also has this classic bit of authoritarian-speak:

A statement described the protesters as "terrorist gangs made up mostly of misguided youths", who had been exploited and fed "hallucinogenic pills" by people following foreign agendas.

It is like a parody from some pre-internet Soviet style attempt at spinning the news.

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Monday, January 31, 2011
By Steven L. Taylor

A dramatic statement from the Egyptian armed forces means that I think that The End Appears Nigh for Mubarak (from me @OTB).

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