Qaddafi Says Something
11:43 AM, Sep 23, 2009 • By RACHEL ABRAMS
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I can't really tell what Qaddafi is saying to scattered applause from members of the U.N. General Assembly right now because his interpreter is speaking a dialect of Arablish I don't recognize. But I'm hoping against hope he beats Fidel Castro's 1960 record of four-and-a-half-hours, and heads explode all around.
Update: Alas, it's over, and at a disappointing two hours, far, far too short. They did get a new interpreter toward the end, one who actually spoke English, and yet I still couldn't understand a word. It was a performance worthy of Monty Python.
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