Khadafy’s Interpreter Quit Mid-Speech

Posted by | September 25, 2009 21:53 | Filed under: Top Stories

Laffy has a good catch at The Political Carnival, via the New York Post: Khadafy’s interpreter quit in the middle of his UN speech.

After struggling to turn Khadafy’s insane ramblings at the UN into English for 75 minutes, the Libyan dictator’s personal interpreter got lost in translation.


“I just can’t take it any more,” Khadafy’s interpreter shouted into the live microphone – in Arabic.


At that point, the U.N.’s Arabic section chief, Rasha Ajalyaqeen, took over and translated the final 20 minutes of the speech.


“His interpreter just collapsed – this is the first time I have seen this in 25 years,” another U.N. Arabic interpreter told The Post.


Maybe if he hadn’t broken protocol and used an actual UN interpreter in the first place, he could have been half-way understood.

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