Endless hours of self-important, flatulent, self-congratulatory orations, all delivered in front of that ugly, green marble backdrop.
Hell for a TV reporter: Ugly visuals, boring audio. And so it was again this week, mostly.
But when Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi — self-styled "dean of the Arab rulers, king of kings of Africa and the imam of Muslims" — made his way to the the podium, I sat up straight.
I just can't help admiring the guy's performances. I know he's been a vicious, dangerous SOB, whose agents have tortured, terrorized and slaughtered civilians.
But then, as Gadhafi would say — as he did again this week — so have the Americans. Go ahead and argue with that. More...