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Update: Megrahi’s Condition Downgraded To Less Than Super

In a post called “Oil for Scum” yesterday, I said Lockerbie bomber Ali al-Megrahi was doing “super” after being released for “humanitarian” reasons over a year ago, when Scottish authorities swore he had one foot in the grave, and the other on a banana peel.  Today we learn his condition has been downgraded significantly, as the Libyans say he is finally near death.  I think we can all trust Libyan sources implicitly, so it’s time for the world to ask itself how it can soldier on without this noble hero in its midst.  I guess sending a “Get Well Soon” bouquet of pink roses and white phosphorous is out of the question.

Meanwhile, your humble blogger will learn to cope with the embarrassment of having someone assume room temperature right after I reported he was “super.”  I hope that doesn’t happen again. 

In other news, Kim Jong Il and his son are doing super.

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John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.

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