Revolution gags and bloopers

Published April 20th, 2011 - 14:02 GMT

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Leaders name-call their protesters: ‘Mad-Dog’ labels his disobedient people, cockroaches, greasy rats and cats, drug-taking, hallucinating, Nescafe-swigging brain-washed; And Saleh accuses his Yemeni protesters: gas-stealers, highway robbers.
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Image 1 of 14: Leaders name-call their protesters: ‘Mad-Dog’ labels his disobedient people, cockroaches, greasy rats and cats, drug-taking, hallucinating, Nescafe-swigging brain-washed; And Saleh accuses his Yemeni protesters: gas-stealers, highway robbers.

Fist-air-punching Gaddafi on his latest public outing:– his boy supporter falls flat from the Gaddafi-car-mobile, and Gaddafi only momentarily glances at him before carrying on thumping the air, unfazed.
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Image 1 of 14: Fist-air-punching Gaddafi on his latest public outing:– his boy supporter falls flat from the Gaddafi-car-mobile, and Gaddafi only momentarily glances at him before carrying on thumping the air, unfazed.

Legendary quiz show ‘Who Wants be a millionaire’ has  evolved in the Arab world to Who is gonna KILL  a million, rather than who is gonna WIN a million. Spoof contest set up on Twitter between al Assad, Abdullah-Saleh and Gaddafi.
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Image 1 of 14: Legendary quiz show ‘Who Wants be a millionaire’ has evolved in the Arab world to Who is gonna KILL a million, rather than who is gonna WIN a million. Spoof contest set up on Twitter between al Assad, Abdullah-Saleh and Gaddafi.

Wedding invitation in KSA used the Zenga infamous speech-turned-song of Gaddafi catchphrases: You are invited house by house, individual by individual..Women – be they female or male…to a union...no going back, only forward ‘to the future’!
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Image 1 of 14: Wedding invitation in KSA used the Zenga infamous speech-turned-song of Gaddafi catchphrases: You are invited house by house, individual by individual..Women – be they female or male…to a union...no going back, only forward ‘to the future’!

Leaders not taking the hint. Leave NOW. (When? alright I’ll leave 2013, Saleh) NOW (OK, how about my son?, Gaddafi)
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Image 1 of 14: Leaders not taking the hint. Leave NOW. (When? alright I’ll leave 2013, Saleh) NOW (OK, how about my son?, Gaddafi)

Ben Ali leader of Tunisia, and ‘leader’ of fallen leaders, shows he is not too quick on the uptake: Here, saying he finally understood what his people wanted, after 30 years rule: too little too late? as he makes an ungracious Exit stage-left.
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Image 1 of 14: Ben Ali leader of Tunisia, and ‘leader’ of fallen leaders, shows he is not too quick on the uptake: Here, saying he finally understood what his people wanted, after 30 years rule: too little too late? as he makes an ungracious Exit stage-left.

Charlie Sheen and Muammar Gaddafi. What do this actor and ‘clown’ have in common? Ravings and delusions of grandeur? Sheen: I’m an F-18. I will destroy you in the air; He has 'tigers blood'; Gaddafi promises to destroy from the air, til last drop of Libyan blood.
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Image 1 of 14: Charlie Sheen and Muammar Gaddafi. What do this actor and ‘clown’ have in common? Ravings and delusions of grandeur? Sheen: I’m an F-18. I will destroy you in the air; He has 'tigers blood'; Gaddafi promises to destroy from the air, til last drop of Libyan blood.

Giving his buddy in unpopularity some friendly advice: “Muammar Gaddafi advises the President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down to prevent bloodshed.” Again, what??
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Image 1 of 14: Giving his buddy in unpopularity some friendly advice: “Muammar Gaddafi advises the President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down to prevent bloodshed.” Again, what??

Gaddafi’s innovative ideals and schemes for a better future world: Yemeni leader should leave!, Israel-Palestine situation could be fixed by his proposal of Isratine; or all Palestinians can return home in one big ship.
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Image 1 of 14: Gaddafi’s innovative ideals and schemes for a better future world: Yemeni leader should leave!, Israel-Palestine situation could be fixed by his proposal of Isratine; or all Palestinians can return home in one big ship.

While in Lebanon, less protest, more cleavage.
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Image 1 of 14: While in Lebanon, less protest, more cleavage.

Marriage crisis for Mubarak’s ex-Men of the Regime, soon to be ex-husbands as seven former cabinet wives demand divorce from jailed husbands. Will Suzan follow suit?
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Image 1 of 14: Marriage crisis for Mubarak’s ex-Men of the Regime, soon to be ex-husbands as seven former cabinet wives demand divorce from jailed husbands. Will Suzan follow suit?

Syria: Funniest slogans from marches: lyrics to Egyptian song ONE APPLE THAT HASN'T FALLEN  FAR FROM THE TREE. Slogans as LEAVE NOW popularized by the Egyptian revolution, and a banner BANIYAS, TRULY, YOUR WOMEN PUT MEN TO SHAME. Baniyas, the Essex of Syria?
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Image 1 of 14: Syria: Funniest slogans from marches: lyrics to Egyptian song ONE APPLE THAT HASN'T FALLEN FAR FROM THE TREE. Slogans as LEAVE NOW popularized by the Egyptian revolution, and a banner BANIYAS, TRULY, YOUR WOMEN PUT MEN TO SHAME. Baniyas, the Essex of Syria?

Single sex protesting for women pleases Abdullah Saleh more than mixed protests: Yemen President saying the mingling of men and women at protests in the capital was against Islamic law.
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Image 1 of 14: Single sex protesting for women pleases Abdullah Saleh more than mixed protests: Yemen President saying the mingling of men and women at protests in the capital was against Islamic law.

Gaddafi! Whether Gaddafi,Qadhafi or Kadafi as the spelling debate goes, this megalomaniac ‘clown act’ roaming about circus-like with his women and tent, has captured the imagination of all. He leaves behind apart from the destruction ZENGA ZENGA.
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Image 1 of 14: Gaddafi! Whether Gaddafi,Qadhafi or Kadafi as the spelling debate goes, this megalomaniac ‘clown act’ roaming about circus-like with his women and tent, has captured the imagination of all. He leaves behind apart from the destruction ZENGA ZENGA.

Here are the funniest moments that have come out of these Arab revolutions and upheavals: Apart from all the deaths and mass destruction above are some of the lighter things we can take from the revolutions because it turns out that dare we say it,  revolutions make for good entertainment. Thank you Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Husni Mubarak, Bashar al-Assad, Ali Abdullah-Saleh, and of course last but not least, Muammar Gaddafi, the main actors in this terrible drama.

 

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