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Swiss confidence

Taki lives the High Life


When I spoke to the mayor of Gstaad, as well as some other local stalwarts, they all assured me that they are ready for any invasion by the Libyans, and are confident that they will kick them back into the Mediterranean where they came from. For any of you who might have missed it because of Gordon Brown’s bullying shenanigans, or John Terry’s, or even news that David Cameron is close to blowing it, here is the latest: Col. Muammar Gaddafi, the great leader of Libya, has called for a jihad against Switzerland over the Swiss minaret ban. This may have caused tremors among the hookers in Geneva and jewellery salesmen in St Moritz but to the average Swiss burgher it is like ‘San Marino or Monte Carlo declaring war on us’.

Mind you, the Swiss are not being overconfident. In my not so humble opinion, both San Marino and Monte Carlo would be odds-on in a war against Libya, a country whose two great victories of recent years have been in murdering an unarmed British police constable, a woman, and in blowing up an airliner, also unarmed, packed with unarmed men, women and children. San Marino and Monte Carlo cops carry weapons, something the glorious Libyan armed forces are not used to coming up against. But let’s be fair. There have been other Libyan victories, such as the one over the Filipino couple Hannibal Gaddafi imprisoned and beat up in Geneva a couple of years ago, and the other incident at Claridge’s only recently.

‘Those who destroy God’s mosques deserve to be attacked, and if Switzerland was on our borders, we would fight it,’ the brave Gaddafi was quoted as saying by the Jamahiriya News Agency last Thursday. Which means the Swiss can relax and concentrate instead on their cuckoo clocks, their banking and the fact that they are not part of the EU and not responsible for the Greek crooks who are demanding to be bailed out.

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