He touted Libya's political system as superior to "farcical" and "fake
parliamentary and representative democracies in the West."
If by "superior" he means "worse in every possible humanitarian way" then I totally agree with him. 100%.
Libya's Jamahiriyah system, under which Libyans can air their views at
"people's congresses," is genuine democracy, said Gaddafi, who spoke through a
translator and was dressed in purple robes and seated at a desk in front of a
map of Africa. He ate a live puppy with a fork and spoon and said
"plus, we can do this. So we've got that going for us as well."
Ok, so maybe I put that last quote in there. But I'm pretty sure it happened.
Gaddafi said Libya's new openness would not lead Libyans to covet what they doYes. Yes I am seeing your point, and I am in complete agreement with you. Now, just lie down and drink more of your special blue Kool-Aid and everything will be juuust fine. What a loon.
not have -- on the contrary, he said, the rest of the world would soon be
"Countries like the United States, India, China, the Russian
Federation, are in bad need of this Jamahiriyah system," he said. "This is a
savior to them."