Friday, March 21, 2008

Museveni and Gaddafi

Life is not without its very light moments. M7 and Gaddafi, our dear leaders.

Think two bulls in a kraal.

Bulls are animals, (like humans). They are polite. They tend not to invade each others private spaces.

Two bulls in a kraal is an entertainment.

Firsts. Make sure that the fence between you and the bulls is strong enough. Or perch somewhere out of reach. Or, make sure that you can take off like the proverbial wind.
Bulls are polite. They will announce their intention.

Paw the ground repeatedly. Trumpet their challenge to the world, and turn to face each other. Then each will go back to the end of the enclosure, paw the ground, and charge. The joust.

We humans are less polite, and more intelligent.

We don’t go in for jousts between the bulls. Underlings do the physical scuffling, while we look on- in approval?

Two huge egos meeting. Inevitable that they should clash, and they did. On, what else but, who is bigger than the other? Who takes the precedence!

And of course they fight. Forgive me. Proxies fight it out. Proxies fight it out. 3 or 4 times during Gaddafi's visit, the respective personal bodyguards fought it out in very public view. I mean fists, and throws, and slaps, and pulling the clothes, with the press taking photos. I swear it is true. Just read this Monitor article.

Now, to crown the visit of this leading politician on the African continent, he took a swipe at the Scandinavians, (printing Mohammed Cartoons), the Arabs (monopolizing the Kaaba in Mecca), and his Christian hosts (falsifying the Bible to remove mention of Mohammed). His host is a nominal Christian, and he was seated in the congregation, listening to the sermon, the Gospel according to Brother Gaddafi.

To shorten the story, he went off in an apparent pique. Guess he will not be soon invited back. And if he is, he may not give his royal assent.

Sigh, aren’t we relieved!!



Anonymous said...

Now that's just funny! A good way to start Easter Friday, ironically!!
Two silly children with their little gangs having a fight in the sand-pit! What a shame there are no teachers to come along and tell them to grow up!

DeTamble said...

Ohhhh GUG! GUG! GUG! GUG! I've had the best past couple of days! So GOOD! Such a mindfuck and SO much fun! He's hot and smart and funny and oohhhhhhhh his arms are wonderful, I could melt!

*breathes deeply* anyway, I just needed to tell someone. I'll go read your post now.

DeTamble said...

I don't really have anything to say actually. Still trying to remember how to breathe normally...

gayuganda said...

Hi anon,

I would have offered to be the 'supervising adult', but, well, how seemly would it have been? And I have a reputation to mind!

DeTamble is falling mad (in love), or is it an infatuation since they have just meant? But she is not breathing well at the moment!


DeTamble said...

I don't know about love, that's quite strong. Infatuation, yeah I think so. Well, whatever it is it's distracting and so good! And makes me smile lots!
And breathing, it's a little harder to do, heart beats too fast sometimes!

Princess said...

Museveni is a sycophant and Gaddafi, a bully.
they both made my day!
De tamble: I'm excited for you!:)

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