Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Sic Semper...

It's not clear exactly how Gaddafi died. The cameras were switched off at that point. Or maybe the footage has been suppressed. I think it was a case of bullying that went too far. The guys who found him were leaderless and over-excited. There was no plan, no cold-blooded cruelty. They knocked him about a bit because they could and then someone pulled the trigger. It's what happens. I don't see the point in moralising about it. 

Would it have been better if they'd turned him over to the authorities (what authorities?) and there'd been a trial and a sentencing and only then a killing? I'm not so sure. Did you see what happened to Saddam? That was ugly.
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