Obama and Gadhafi: A Tale of Two Speeches

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Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi’s speech yesterday at the U.N. was admittedly good for laughs, and it’s no surprise that it was the butt of many mocking posts around the Web yesterday. Nevertheless, and I’ll probably get in trouble for pointing this out, in his own inimitable style, Gadhafi said many of the same things as U.S. President Barack Obama. Gadhafi: “You are like a Hyde Park, without any substance,” he told the surprised delegates. “You just make a speech and disappear.” Obama: Speeches alone will not solve our problems — it will take persistent action. Gadhafi: “The preamble (of the […]


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