“Libyamazons” and the Libyan Uprising

Moammar Gaddafi's outlandish behavior has long been a gift to comedians. Making fun of the Colonel clearly does not require much effort: all the news channel Al Arabiya had to do for their segment Gharaib Al Gaddafi (Gaddafi's Oddities) was put together a montage of clips of the Brother Leader and his fern fly-swatter.One of Gaddafi's eccentricities in particular, his retinue of women bodyguards, has over the years come in for much speculation and endless ridicule. Recently on the Colbert … [Read more...]