Surprise! Gadhafi has always been a bad guy

Some Westerners have conveniently short memories. One website is determined to remind them of their past mistakes

David Frum

When Libyan diplomats resign in protest, you have to wonder: Who did they think they were working for? Moammar Gadhafi was just as much a terrorist and murderer three months ago as he is today.

Yet perhaps Gadhafi's Libyan employees have an excuse: What other choices did they have?

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