March 07, 2004

Sense and insensibility

This is depressing. Gaddafi is starting to make sense to me. The Washington Post had a lengthy piece on the dictator in Saturday's paper (odd that -- why not put in Sunday's paper, which has far more readers?), in which he told the reporter, in response to a question about Libya's Islamist opposition (underground, no doubt):

"We don't want to involve God in questions of infrastructure and sewerage, technology and water. Islam equals God. How can we involve it in such daily affairs?"

I think he probably means "mundane" rather than daily.

Posted by Ideofact at March 7, 2004 10:30 PM