I always liked Gaddafi
; thought he was unfairly maligned by the West. A relative voice of sanity and reason in a region full of nutjobs. He was at it again recently -
Libya's Gadhafi hurls insults at Saudi king
Bravo. But the cherry on top, that has renewed my respect for the man, is quoted from the 2005 Arab summit
"I cannot recognise either the Palestinian state or the Israeli state. Don't be angry, Abu Mazen, but the Palestinians are idiots and the Israelis are idiots," Gaddafi said, addressing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
There you go - a lesson, from an Arab of all people, to state what Western hand-wringers just can't seem to grasp. What a heresy.