So, as I said, Qaddafi was a dictator who practised torture (which I oppose more than your average North American) and who was most definitely nutso. All that having been said, he had been (and maybe still was) an authentic Arab nationalist. Even if that Arab nationalism was in his past it was still enough to make him a target for Western imperialists (which is what every "humanitarian intervention" is all about).
So, he's was a grade-A, certified OFFICIAL ENEMY and therefore it's cool to hate him and kill him and then lie about it afterwards and say stupid things about him.
Here's the lying bit: I'm in "Shwarma's King" on Yonge Street making an order and they've always got CNN blaring in the background and I'm watching the footage of Qaddafi's last moments (the pretty anchorwoman cautions me that these images may be "disturbing") which I'd seen already.
So there's the old guy, already dazed and bloody, being manhandled by a group of rebels, and there's all sorts of shouting in Arabic, and he's getting bashed around pretty good, and then get this: The CNN anchor says (as if it's a genuine possibility) that maybe Qaddafi was shot in the head execution style (like she says the guys in the later video footage with their arms around each other glorifying in the fact that they shot him in the head are saying) OR he was killed in a "crossfire" (as Libya's current Prime Minister is saying). This is even more obviously stupid lying that bush II and Colin Powell and Dick Cheney's garbage about Saddam Hussein's WMDs was. The reason CNN and other of the system's mouthpieces are saying this is just to provide cover (however insultingly ludicrous) to their war crimes.
Before that, I'm walking by a "National Pest" newspaper box (like I'd ever buy that piece of shit!) and I see a headline about Qaddafi and the "psychology of dictators." I can't be bothered to read it. It's no doubt some armchair psychoanalysis from some dimwit. I'll respect those fuckers when they print front-page stories about the childhood trauma and inherent mental deficiencies that explains the callous selfishness and stupidity of bush II, or the (probably fascinating) reasons behind the amoral, arrogant cynicism and shameless hypocrisy of Barack Obama.
Exult in your "triumph" dip-shitz. Then, hopefully it's back to the larger project of fucking-over all your fellow human beings on the planet in the service of your deluded political economic project. The "success" of which project will eventually drag us all down so that there are no bullets in your soldiers' guns and no airplane fuel for your fighter-jets and then god help you all.