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Footage Shows Captured, Injured Gaddafi Shortly Before His Death: VIDEO

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Footage has surfaced of a bloodied Gaddafi reportedly fending off his captors, most likely near the last moments of the dictator's life.

Watch (Warning: graphic), AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Andrew Sullivan (former repub)

    "To rid the world of OBL, al-Awlaki & Qaddafi w/in 6 months: if Obama were a Republican, he'd be on Mount Rushmore by now."-@sullydish

    Posted by: say what | Oct 20, 2011 1:00:39 PM


  2. Seems quite possible that he was taken alive but finished off by his captors, he most likely did not "die as a result of his injuries."

    Posted by: Jack M | Oct 20, 2011 1:14:02 PM


  3. "Andrew Sullivan (former repub)"

    I believe you mean "Andrew Sullivan (lifelong media whore, always for sale to the highest bidder)".

    Seriously, why in the world is anybody quoting Andrew Sullivan? Is there no level of disgrace or discredit that disqualifies you from participating in public life anymore?

    Posted by: ohplease | Oct 20, 2011 1:20:53 PM


  4. ohplease

    ok, maybe so

    can you deny what he said though?

    Posted by: say what | Oct 20, 2011 1:28:57 PM


  5. I'm curious as to exactly what "level of disgrace or discredit" you think "disqualifies" AS from participating in public life.

    Posted by: antb | Oct 20, 2011 1:46:49 PM


  6. well obama is NOT a republican, and he has caused enough problems for this nation. he did not kill obl himself, and the plans that were put into effect to get obl were put there by gw bush. get over yourselves.

    Posted by: wils | Oct 20, 2011 1:52:11 PM


  7. Moammar Gaddafi and Milhouse Nixon/
    Both went the same way through the kitchen

    Posted by: Christopher | Oct 20, 2011 1:52:31 PM


  8. WILS

    LOL

    So bush got osama in your mind (as your tongue is shoved up rush limbaughs ass)

    Posted by: say what | Oct 20, 2011 1:56:15 PM


  9. If kids pour into the streets in this country, this time - I will not hold back my criticism, as I did when OBL was killed.

    Bringing a person to justice, or vice versa doesn't not mean killing him.

    This despot - and OBL should have been tried before the courts.

    Posted by: Mike Hipp | Oct 20, 2011 2:03:41 PM


  10. seriously these people act like savages.....tho I wouldnt put it past americans to do the same thing - IF they could get away with it

    Posted by: Gay American | Oct 20, 2011 2:24:55 PM


  11. Thank Gawd we have this wonderful venue to vent in. If it did not exist these overweight-Republican-Qaddafi's-in-training would have nowhere to go to voice their opinions, and you know the value of a opinion.

    Posted by: booka | Oct 20, 2011 3:03:46 PM


  12. pretty tough to have sympathy for him but I would rather he have been put in a zoo cage than given the "martyr death" some will claim for him.

    Without doubt had this happened on bush's watch he would have been slappin' his chest and claiming god status. As well his suckling minnions would be braying about their daddy.

    Posted by: the village elder | Oct 20, 2011 3:10:45 PM


  13. Regarding terrorism and the conduct of war, I'll take Obama's record over Bush's any day.

    That said, Obama is a warmonger, and needs to be reined in, or fired.

    Posted by: Randy | Oct 20, 2011 3:42:59 PM


  14. Randy Randy ....

    Obama didn't start the Libyan war nor did he start the Syrian uprising, nor the troubles in Africa. He sent a minimum number of troops to answer a plea of help along with other NATO nations. Bush and the GOP are war mongers. Pres. Obama is a centrist answering the cries of the people with the help of other nations.

    WILS ... do you always repeat FAUX news talking points. Did you have a play date with Cheney's daughter? More On.

    Posted by: Dale | Oct 20, 2011 4:03:14 PM


  15. Totally off topic:

    @Mike Hipp: omg, you read towleroad too! I found your vegan photo album on your fb profile through one comment you wrote on a site I found through reddit. Let me just say: you have major talent! It's the best food porn I've watched in a long time.

    Posted by: tobal | Oct 20, 2011 4:04:30 PM


  16. Do you honestly think the new regime will be gay-friendly? LOL. They hate gays over there, all of them. This is just another attempt by Obama to appear tough on the interntational stage. He won't be getting my vote.

    Posted by: brian | Oct 20, 2011 4:49:05 PM


  17. If the deaths of Bin Laden and Qaddafi had occurred on a Repub president's watch, the GOP would be arguing he was the greatest prez ever.

    Posted by: Chip | Oct 20, 2011 5:13:39 PM



  18. "This is just another attempt by Obama to appear tough on the interntational stage. He won't be getting my vote"

    Then you'd better hope that Rick Perry gets the nomination for the Republicans so you can vote for him...George Wallace isn't running this year.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Oct 20, 2011 5:15:59 PM


  19. All you Republicans here make me lulz so much. Poor souls must've been abused as children to want more of the same so badly.

    Anyhow, good riddance to Gaddafi.

    Posted by: Derek Pearce | Oct 20, 2011 5:27:17 PM


  20. From the footage it is not at all clear why they forced him off the truck. Where was he and where did they want to take him by foot? Or the crowd just spontaneously attack? Admittedly he wanted to die this way.

    Posted by: anon | Oct 20, 2011 5:50:04 PM


  21. um... hate to break it to all you dems and repubs down there...but... this is the Libyan people fighting on the ground.. with a no flyzone and air support initiated by the UN, and taken over by NATO with Royal Canadian Air Force Lieutenant-General Charles Bouchard in command of the NATO mission.

    Posted by: NorthoftheBorder | Oct 20, 2011 6:05:18 PM


  22. Obama and Hillary have taken care of business, more than Bush and Cheney ever would have. Too bad the Repubs here can't enjoy it.

    And, they do it without giving billions to the defense contractors, how unRepublican can you get?

    Posted by: Game Over for Kaddafy Duck | Oct 20, 2011 6:16:28 PM


  23. Great news! So which country can we bomb next? I am so glad we have a constitutional scholar as our president.

    Posted by: James | Oct 20, 2011 9:20:39 PM


  24. If this is the message that America sends out into the world about what justice looks like, don't be surprised when it's Americans on the receiving end of the stick. Mike Hipp is spot on.

    Posted by: gwyneth cornrow | Oct 20, 2011 11:04:21 PM


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