UNLIKELY PORN STARS  11:43 am August 25, 2011

Condi Rice Photos Are Moammar Gaddafi’s Dictator Porn of Choice

by Kirsten Boyd Johnson

screen shot from gadhafi's dreams.It turns out that possibly (?) ousted nutjob Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi kept a big ol’ catalogue of fap fuel made up of Condoleezza Rice photo scrapbooks hidden in his torture castle. “I support my darling black African woman. I admire and am very proud of the way she leans back and gives orders to the Arab leaders … Leezza, Leezza, Leezza. … I love her very much,” is apparently something he actually said during the first head of state interview we know of to be conducted while masturbating. It’s sort of natural, though, isn’t it, for Gaddafi to want to _______ Condi? (We cannot find a verb to put there that doesn’t turn our brain to poop, so go ahead and Mad Lib that one yourselves.) How many other ladies does Gaddafi know who got to run around the world with a top spot in a murderous regime and can keep a carefully maintained, famously weird hairdo? These two have “OKCupid profile match” written all over them, basically.

Go look at the utterly weird photos! They are just a bunch of laserjet printouts glued into binders, which makes it even more gross somehow.

From the MSNBC Photo Blog:

The former U.S. Secretary of State paid a visit to Tripoli in 2008 during a brief interlude that saw Gadhafi begin to be welcomed back into the international fold. As Jason Ukman of the Washington Post wrote on Wednesday, ”it was only three short years ago that Rice shared a late-night dinner with Gaddafi to break the Ramadan fast, three short years ago that the United States and Libya were celebrating what was to be a new chapter in their relations.”

Haha, he said “relations.” [MSNBC]

 

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{ 234 comments }

nounverb911 August 25, 2011 at 11:47 am

Wasn't she in the movie "The Happy Hookers go to Tripoli" co-starring Lindsey Graham?

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 25, 2011 at 12:13 pm

I don't know. I don't watch gay porn.

Graham Cracker August 25, 2011 at 2:51 pm

My favorite movie. Dick Cheney played the pimp.

GunToting[Redacted] August 25, 2011 at 11:48 am

First details of a teary Condi admitting to Cheney that she was wrong, now fap material for an insane North African despot. If anyone needs me, I'll be in the kitchen jamming an icepick into my ear.

mrpuma2u August 25, 2011 at 3:57 pm

No this is a great day for America. Now we know Condi had SOME sort of lasting foreign policy impact of consequence.

Captain_Quark August 25, 2011 at 11:50 am

Odd. I figured Gadhafi for a furry. Life can be so hard to predict.

Buckminster August 25, 2011 at 11:52 am

Ack! Just when you thought it couldn't get any weirder.

Rarian Rakista August 25, 2011 at 4:46 pm

Just waiting for British helicopters to be flying over Tripoli playing Benny Hill like some sort of absurdist Apocalypse Now.

JustPixelz August 25, 2011 at 11:52 am

I guess Moammar and I aren't that much different after all.

Dubya's girlfriend gets around, doesn't she?

She's the Jodi Foster to his John Hinkley.

"Protocol" was a documentary?

Crank_Tango August 25, 2011 at 11:53 am

My question is, who wants sloppy seconds after dubya?

Not me, that's who. Then again, I would plow laura and bar jr, but not that jenna. no fuckin way on jenna. OK, maybe jenna too. but bar jr ftw.

GunToting[Redacted] August 25, 2011 at 11:54 am

Keep your Mason jars handy.

Terry August 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Laura?

Major Thom August 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm

I'd do Laura, but with a paper bag over both our heads. Oh, and and a raw Idaho potato(e) in her mouth.

OkieDokieDog August 25, 2011 at 11:54 am

Are there little smiley faces and hearts drawn on the borders? With I heart Condi and Mrs. Condi Gaddafi written 900 times? Young love is so sweet.

Hey – he's still awol isn't he? Has anyone looked under Condi's bed?

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 25, 2011 at 12:16 pm

There are several scratched out notes in the margins of the photos such as Mr. and Mrs. Gaddafi, Mr. and Mrs. Rice-Gaddafi, and Col. and Mrs. Rice.

metamarcisf August 25, 2011 at 11:54 am

This has been the best week for the Bush administration since Katherine Harris stole the 2000 election.

Mumbletypeg August 25, 2011 at 11:54 am

This is what happens when you can no longer tell if you've Escaped to Hell or from it.

Geminisunmars August 25, 2011 at 12:02 pm

How did I miss that?

Mumbletypeg August 25, 2011 at 12:09 pm

That's what I said after reading Greer's post. How did I never know all these dictators throughout history were secret aesthete wanna-be's? Also introduced me to the word "feuilleton" = +1.

Geminisunmars August 25, 2011 at 12:14 pm

So, how are you going to casually drop that word into a conversation?

Mumbletypeg August 25, 2011 at 12:30 pm

Not sure yet. I think there's potential for a pun involving "futon".

At the time though, that word prompted Owls with what would become a nice assist for me to rejoinder him w/ some snark at Granpa Cornpants.

Rarian Rakista August 25, 2011 at 4:56 pm

Have you ever seen what a spurned artist is capable of ?

First live in GF was a fine arts major: break up with her after 2 years of her not paying her half of rent/expenses and she proceeds to break all my CDs in half while I am at work so her hands are bleeding, this gives her enough blood to work with to write insane threats on the wall of our bedroom about her brothers hunting me down and killing me, along with some other disturbing imagery of what I found out later was her "aborting" me as a flower or some insanity like that.

Fine arts is bedlam.

102415 August 25, 2011 at 7:20 pm

There is a gallery that would love to see all that. Photos?

Mumbletypeg August 29, 2011 at 11:18 am

Mercy RR … sorry that ended so badly, even violently, for you.
FYI I graduated w/ a fine arts degree (sort of "applied arts".. long story_)
And until we ended it this spring, lived for 5 years with a painter/ artist-type.
Since I've always had artist friends in my life, most of whom have exhibited relatively balanced disposition & no more dysfunctional propensities than the overall subset-population, I've avoided drawing unmitigated conclusions as far as tying obsessive-destructive tendencies to artistic aptitude or vocational proclivity.
The exception possibly being my own mother, who raised me, and herself excelled at ballet, piano and painting in her youth and adulthood; yet is likely the most personality-imbalanced individual I've ever known. But it's hard for me to assess that objectively as her daughter.
Exception#2 I rarely hesitate to draw unmitigated conclusions about ostentatiously pious religious folk who don't practice what they preach.

Lascauxcaveman August 25, 2011 at 11:54 am

As a firmly heterosexual male, I don't mind asserting that at one time Condi was indeed, quite boneable. Yes, kinda odd looking, but still. This was before she was actively promoting mass murder, etc.

Kind of like Sarah Palin ca. 2005, when we knew of her, but had not yet heard her open her vile yap.

Monsieur_Grumpe August 25, 2011 at 11:59 am

She strikes me as the type that would keep saying "Aren't you done yet?"

Lascauxcaveman August 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm

I guess we'll never know.

weejee August 25, 2011 at 12:26 pm

That would be a Condi-minimum.

Swampgas_Man August 25, 2011 at 5:29 pm

Eeccch.

Terry August 25, 2011 at 12:55 pm

Admit it, it was Condi's dominatrix boots that got you going.

VeraSevera August 25, 2011 at 4:13 pm

I'm sorry but you've just confirm every icky stereotype I have about straight men…you guys will screw anything!

Negropolis August 26, 2011 at 12:09 am

I actually liked her on 30 Rock, and then I remembered who she was.

Chillwaver August 25, 2011 at 11:55 am

Damn you, Carlos. I was willing to forgive you for that shitty song with Rob Thomas…but this???

metamarcisf August 25, 2011 at 12:02 pm

Condoleezza Rice: Black Magic Woman

nedbeaumontjr August 25, 2011 at 11:55 am

And…I've finally seen something that I want to unsee but can't.

skoalrebel August 25, 2011 at 11:56 am

So, Rule 34 applies to Condolezza Rice, too?

Swampgas_Man August 25, 2011 at 5:30 pm

No exceptions.

magic_titty August 25, 2011 at 11:57 am

Admit it, the one with the microphone near her mouth is kinda sexy.

RedneckMuslin August 25, 2011 at 11:57 am

Photos blocked at work here. Was Condi dressed as a sexy Ukrainian nurse?

LesPaultard August 25, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Sure.

teebob2000 August 25, 2011 at 1:42 pm

DIDN'T SHE ALWAYS???

elviouslyqueer August 25, 2011 at 11:57 am

It’s sort of natural, though, isn’t it, for Gaddafi to want to _______ Condi (we cannot find a verb to put there that doesn’t turn our brain to poop, so go ahead and Mad Lib that one yourselves)?

*raises hand frantically* Oooh, oooh, let me!

defenestrate
freeze-dry
julienne
macerate
frappe

DAMMIT. This is harder than I thought!

inapewetrust August 25, 2011 at 12:01 pm

cable. it's natural for gaddafi to want to cable condi.

elviouslyqueer August 25, 2011 at 12:18 pm

I like it! Oh, which reminds me: garotte. Gaddafi would absolutely want to garotte Condi. HUZZAH.

Steverino247 August 25, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Here's my list:

indict
sue
whack

jodyleek August 25, 2011 at 12:28 pm

What about "squirmish"?

WIDTAP August 25, 2011 at 12:40 pm

Verb, Damn you! A verb! Play by the rules or we are taking the Madlibs book back.

CZL August 25, 2011 at 12:55 pm

Felch.

Native_of_SL_UT August 25, 2011 at 1:10 pm

Can I say creampie here?
I can?
Good.

creampie

God, now I'm gonna be sick.

smokefilleddoommate August 25, 2011 at 1:21 pm

Jheri Curl.

Limeylizzie August 25, 2011 at 1:27 pm

win

teebob2000 August 25, 2011 at 1:40 pm

"… secretly wear a bra under his dashiki like …"

"… be NFL commissioner like …"

sunmusing August 25, 2011 at 2:47 pm

LICK? like a lollipop?

Come here a minute August 25, 2011 at 4:26 pm

I will simply choose "buy arms from" and pretend all the other suggestions never happened.

Swampgas_Man August 25, 2011 at 5:32 pm

Does it have to be one word?

Worship the boots of
Fix the gap-toothed grin of

Negropolis August 26, 2011 at 12:13 am

Hitler?

Hitler's always the right answer, here, correct?

Biel_ze_Bubba August 25, 2011 at 11:58 am

I was pretty sure Condi was one tough cookie, and not capable of being weirded out by anything. I'm gonna modify that, because I'm pretty sure she is very weirded out right now.

CrankyLttlCamperette August 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm

I'm pretty sure the rest of us are…

GregComlish August 25, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Oh give me a break. Condi walks around in those black leather S&M fuck-me heels for a reason. And the reason is because she wants to be a sex object. Fuck, I'm surprised she didn't show up to Gadhafi's palace in a busty nurse's outfit as per the leaked State Department diplomatic cables.

DashboardBuddha August 25, 2011 at 12:15 pm

I thought she was a lipstick lesbian.

GregComlish August 25, 2011 at 1:57 pm

No she likes masculine stereotypes. She's into dumb jocks like football players and George W.

AJWjr. August 25, 2011 at 2:04 pm

The W that was a cheerleader? Alrighty then!

DashboardBuddha August 25, 2011 at 2:31 pm

Ugh…I liked her better as a lesbian.

prommie August 25, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Don't confuse narcissistic overconfidence with toughness.

Rotundo_ August 25, 2011 at 9:46 pm

The in NSA or CIA probably had her briefed on this, and she probably took every advantage of it she could. Some strategically timed dips to pick up pens, the thousand buck fuck-me-pumps and black leather skirts probably gave us more cooperation than any other diplo gesture we made. "Let me pick that up for you, General" with a long lingering downblouse view probably made the old boy swoon.

Negropolis August 26, 2011 at 12:15 am

I'm dying here! LOL! The visuals are just hilarious.

weejee August 25, 2011 at 11:58 am

Why is that damn Looney Tunes jingle on repeat play running through my head?

V572 T-Blow August 25, 2011 at 12:31 pm

That was wonderful. Thank you. Just the guitar glissando at the beginning was perfect.

joobajooba August 25, 2011 at 11:59 am

Princess Sparkle Pony has a rival!

weejee August 25, 2011 at 12:03 pm

With a riding crop and a veil.

justkillmenow August 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm

They may be the same person. Have you ever seen them together?

LesBontemps August 25, 2011 at 12:39 pm

I'd like to see how the Condoleeza Hairdo Alert System handles the Don King moment she's undoubtedy having now.

smokefilleddoommate August 25, 2011 at 1:27 pm

I miss the whimsical 'Condi Roundup' graphic.

102415 August 25, 2011 at 7:32 pm

I been clickity clicking away looking for Princess Sparkle Pony on this very important pre-9/11 anniversary thread. Damn, I miss him. I made an actual diplomat choke up with laughter when I posed us in two matching armchairs. Thank you! Sparkle Pony! You taught me so much. I wish I could embed "To Sir With Love" MP3 right here:)

SayItWithWookies August 25, 2011 at 11:59 am

Thanks for that — I feel confident in saying I will see nothing more horrific the rest of the day. Unless, that is, you're saving some naked pictures of Rupert Murdoch for later this afternoon.

joobajooba August 25, 2011 at 11:59 am

And the boots! I didn't see the boots in the binder. Bet they're on the payoff page. (http://lawandshoes.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/condi-rice-boots_s1-274.jpg)

Lascauxcaveman August 25, 2011 at 12:05 pm

Your Link works better w/o the parentheses.

Also, I just remembered why I used to luuurve Condi.

V572 T-Blow August 25, 2011 at 12:32 pm

It's sick now and it was sick then. Brent Scowcroft, for God's sake.

LabRodent August 25, 2011 at 12:17 pm

The boot page is stuck to the back of the one with the microphone near her mouth. Pow right in the Kisser.

DemonicRage August 25, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Had to be the one with the boots that really got him hooked.

102415 August 25, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Were those the boots she bought during Hurricane Katrina? We are living in magical times. Yesterday I noticed a poster for Bush's 911 interview for the National Geographic show. They are using that faked photo of him on the plane going somewheres. And then I got off the subway and then it earthquaked and now it's hurricaning. Good times.

Monsieur_Grumpe August 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Condi's got a boyfriend.
Condi's got a boyfriend.
Condi's got a boyfriend.
Condi's got a boyfriend.

widestanceshakedown August 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm

You know who else kept Condi pictures (other than the blogger formerly known as Princess Sparkle Pony, because um, duh and eww)?

elviouslyqueer August 25, 2011 at 12:22 pm

The CEO of Chevron?

widestanceshakedown August 25, 2011 at 12:30 pm

Thank you, elvious, After near a half an hour and no takers for a 'You Know Who Else?' comment, I was beginning to wonder if I had died in my sleep and was doomed for eternity to haunt my job, posting phantom comments to no one.

Callyson August 25, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?

AJWjr. August 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Condoleezza herself?

sunmusing August 25, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Me?

what…

SorosBot August 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm

So this is two posts in a row about grown adults acting like high school kids.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Evidently, he took the Hillary album with him.

DaRooster August 25, 2011 at 12:01 pm

So… was he fapping to her looks or to all the killin' they were doing?

LabRodent August 25, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Has to be the Killin…yep Im sure it was the Killin.

elviouslyqueer August 25, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Yes.

emmelemm August 25, 2011 at 12:03 pm

That truly is bonafide creepy and weird. {shiver}

GregComlish August 25, 2011 at 12:03 pm

They probably had a romantic evening waterboarding some poor guy from Yemen.

Mahousu August 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Wait, so Princess Sparkle Pony was actually Moammar Gaddafi??

inapewetrust August 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm

what's that mattress that the condi fantasy book is on? is that where gaddafi's been sleeping? he's been hiding out in an abandoned super 8?

Lascauxcaveman August 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Yes, the boots. Be interesting to see if Moamar has acquired any of her boots.

weejee August 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm

And you know who else has pictures of Condi doing the dance of the 7 veils?

nounverb911 August 25, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Otis B. Driftwood?

Mumbletypeg August 25, 2011 at 12:18 pm

Johann Sebaptistian Bach?

elviouslyqueer August 25, 2011 at 12:23 pm

Alberto "Chi Chi" Gonzales?

MozakiBlocks August 25, 2011 at 12:23 pm

W? Though, she probably did it in person for him.

Oh, no I didn't…

Callyson August 25, 2011 at 1:14 pm

Yes, you did…beat me to it, that is…

Radiotherapy® August 25, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Mary Cheney?

smokefilleddoommate August 25, 2011 at 1:42 pm

That 'Bean' lady she once bought a house with?

Serolf_Divad August 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm

What you wanna bet that when the contents of his Khaddafis' pockets are emptied, a snaphot of Condoleeza is found, along with a pen knife, a pack of gum, and the C3P0 figure that his father gave him for his 12th birthday.

joobajooba August 25, 2011 at 1:39 pm

They already threw Rosebud in the fire.

SorosBot August 25, 2011 at 12:05 pm

Moammer and Condi sittin' in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G…

ProgressiveInga August 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm

Moammer and Condi sittin' in a tree, F-A-S-T-I-N-G…

/fixed

Geminisunmars August 25, 2011 at 12:08 pm

… K-I-L-L-I-N-G…

/fixt.2

Negropolis August 26, 2011 at 12:21 am

T-O-R-T-U-R-I-N-G

Maman August 25, 2011 at 12:05 pm

Do you suppose that Condi is doing the full Silkwood shower right about now?

ProgressiveInga August 25, 2011 at 12:11 pm

"You think I contaminated myself, you think I did that?"

fartknocker August 25, 2011 at 12:06 pm

If Gaddafi had hooked up with Kourtney and her veggies, none of this shit would have happened. I believe Kourtney could suck the chrome off a ball hitch.

DaRooster August 25, 2011 at 12:17 pm

… suck start a Harley.

prommie August 25, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Suck a bowling ball through 50 feet of water hose.

bagofmice August 25, 2011 at 2:50 pm

… In a fascinating sort of way, peel a cuke.

anniegetyerfun August 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm

Condi's head fits into that photo WAY too well. It's uncanny.

BaldarTFlagass August 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm

Stay away, Muammar. That woman is evil and crazy.

SorosBot August 25, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Why do you think he likes her?

Lascauxcaveman August 25, 2011 at 12:41 pm

Clearly not one of those cases of "opposites attract."

Schmannnity August 25, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Moammar luvs dat gap.

DashboardBuddha August 25, 2011 at 12:16 pm

only cuz his needle dick fits there.

freakishlywrong August 25, 2011 at 12:08 pm

I don't know. There's something truly delicious about this.

bagofmice August 25, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Condi, not kortney.

El Pinche August 25, 2011 at 12:09 pm

Gaddafi : "Why did I get mixed with that bitch Condi?"

Interrogator: "BECAUSE SHE GOT A ..GREAT ASS!!! AND YOU GOT YOUR HEAD ALL THE UP IT !!"

Gaddafi: "Oh my fucking allah"

Ref: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5vlco4yvSc&fe

Steverino247 August 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Funny, I said the same thing to a friend when I was bailing him out of jail…

imissopus August 25, 2011 at 1:34 pm

That is without question one of the greatest Al Pacino overacting moments ever.

ManchuCandidate August 25, 2011 at 12:09 pm

Sec State plane bound for petrol fields
Works for a admin that killed New Orleans
Scarred dictator knows he's doing alright
Hear him with his sock drawer just around midnight

Brown sugar how come you taste so good?
Brown sugar just like a Sec State should

BaldarTFlagass August 25, 2011 at 12:16 pm

I was gonna try something with ZZ Top's Brown Sugar, but why bother now?

Thurman Munster IV August 25, 2011 at 12:26 pm

On the B side: Bitch

Boredw/Gravitas August 25, 2011 at 12:09 pm

So Gaddafi and Dubya like the exact same porn? Who knew?

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 25, 2011 at 12:20 pm

And yet it makes cosmic sense.

Nostrildamus August 25, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Not to mention naked pyramids.

BlueStateLibel August 25, 2011 at 12:10 pm

You men are sooooo creepy, it defies words.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 25, 2011 at 12:39 pm

We scare ourselves, sometimes.
Not often, but sometimes.

natoslug August 25, 2011 at 12:58 pm

Some of us have standards. They may be pretty low, but they're standards. Early Condi Rice, before she was outed as a warmongering cretin, met the requisite "two tits, a hole and a heartbeat"* standards.

*Said standard first posited by the Poet/Philosopher/Douchebag A. "Dice" Clay.

Nostrildamus August 25, 2011 at 2:20 pm

** heartbeat optional.

Texan_Bulldog August 25, 2011 at 12:11 pm

Snowbilly will be righteously indignant that he did not have pictures of her stockpiled. No other Republican woman is allowed to be idolized or worshiped. This.will.not.stand.

102415 August 25, 2011 at 7:52 pm

So you are saying that this affected Lou Sarah? I'm glad I found out. I will mail her some monies.

Barrelhse August 25, 2011 at 12:11 pm

So is she a Moammar or a screamer?

DashboardBuddha August 25, 2011 at 12:13 pm

win

elviouslyqueer August 25, 2011 at 12:24 pm

*wipes a cup of perfectly good coffee off my monitor*

Biel_ze_Bubba August 25, 2011 at 12:40 pm

You can afford good coffee? Nice.

Barrelhse August 25, 2011 at 1:46 pm

He can FIND good coffee!

anniegetyerfun August 25, 2011 at 5:31 pm

Oh, well played.

meatlofer August 25, 2011 at 12:11 pm

That's not Moammer! That's Bert Convy !

SayItWithWookies August 25, 2011 at 12:13 pm

So there was at least one thing that Muammar Qaddafi had in common with Ariel Sharon. That Condi sure knows how to bring people together:

Not only has she spent her career mixing with the most influential men on earth, she has managed to cajole and charm each of them. The former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon reportedly was dazzled by her legs, along with her passion for peace.

Condi's legs survived the Dubya administration better than her alleged passion for peace did, though.

Nostrildamus August 25, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Ariel and Muammar also share a passion for piece.

Guppy06 August 25, 2011 at 12:17 pm

Like attracts like.

Goonemeritus August 25, 2011 at 12:19 pm

Well I have learned my lesson; you can bet I will be shredding my Elizabeth Warren picture album before the rebels get even close to my compound.

anniegetyerfun August 25, 2011 at 5:32 pm

I'll be in my bunk.

Ducksworthy August 25, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Didn't Qadaffi have a movement called The Children of Gawd that went around selling weird little crap and handing out Qadaffi literature about the same time as the Moonies and Hari Krishnas were active?

DrinkYerBourbon August 25, 2011 at 12:36 pm

I don't know. I have friend who grew up in the Children of God cult though and their leader apparently thought Qadaffi was a swell guy. Same time frame so that may be it.

102415 August 25, 2011 at 7:55 pm

That's right. I spent a week with them in Tahiti. It was stranger than you will ever know. I got the whole story.

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 25, 2011 at 12:21 pm

is apparently something he actually said during the first head of state interview we know of to be conducted during masturbation.

Kirsten, you must be young as you clearly don't remember Reagan's interview with George Wills where they discussed decreasing the top marginal tax rate on millionaires.

weejee August 25, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Lionel, her head is elsewhere. She is considering a run to Home Despot for some plywood, before they're sold out, to put over the windows at 1 Wonkette Square.

Weenus299 August 25, 2011 at 12:22 pm

He gave up being a Terr'ist for pussy. Condopussy.

bagofmice August 25, 2011 at 2:53 pm

Word is Bond.

freakishlywrong August 25, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Moammar to Condi; How my dictate?

imissopus August 25, 2011 at 12:28 pm

They are just a bunch of laserjet printouts glued into binders…

And don't ask what he used for glue.

SayItWithWookies August 25, 2011 at 12:29 pm

I can't wait until the rebels find the video she used to give to all the despots she called on — in it she's wearing a tasteful one-piece bathing suit and boots as she fires various guns in the desert and stomps on hamsters while Tchaikovsky's piano concerto plays in the background.

rileywaggs August 25, 2011 at 12:30 pm

sorry to be "that guy/rent boy," but our relationship with gaddafi was way more than just him spanking his man-meat to Condi's tumblr account or whatever. Peep this leaked diplomatic cable: http://wikileaks.org/cable/2009/08/09TRIPOLI648.h

"Libya has acted as a critical ally in U.S. counterterrorism efforts, and Libya is considered one of our primary partners in combating the flow of foreign fighters. Our strategic partnership in this field has been highly productive and beneficial to both nations. We have begun some successful training programs to assist Libya in improving its security capabilities, under the rubrics of anti-terrorism assistance and border security."

Gaddafi might be a total weirdo, but the idea that he is some hopeless monster who eats baby-blood-and-cucumber sandwiches for afternoon tea or whatever is far-fetched at best.

In 2010, Libya ranked 53rd on the Human Development Index (out of 170 U.N. member states), making it a “high human development” country. The U.N. Development Programme said Libya had “high human development” in every major index category, including gender inequality, empowerment, perceptions of individual well-being and happiness, civic and community well-being, enabling environment: economy and infrastructure, access to information and communication technology, and education.

source: http://hdr.undp.org/en/media/Lets-Talk-HD-HDI_201

Obama's favorite ally-forever, Yemen, was ranked at 133.

Furthermore, independent investigations by Amnesty International and Doctors without Borders have found zero credible evidence to support the rebel accusations that gaddafi was using "rape as a weapon"; they also found zero evidence of gaddafi using helicopters/jets to slaughter civilians.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/am

Sorry that this was not funny at all. I will go away now….

James Michael Curley August 25, 2011 at 12:48 pm

Remember that Malomar GaDaffy stagged the dress rehearsal in the summer of 1972 for the eventual oil embargo proving we would do anything for our petro fix.

natoslug August 25, 2011 at 1:09 pm

Reality has no place in civil society, dammit!

Chet Kincaid August 25, 2011 at 1:25 pm

Nobody mentioned that it was Wonkette Homecoming Week!! Where is that sweet-cheeks who used to run the place?

imissopus August 25, 2011 at 2:56 pm

Libya was also rated by Freedom House's 2009 Freedom of the Press rankings as the most-censored country in North Africa and the Middle East and the 2010 Corruption Perception Index from Transparency International ranked Libya higher than its two neighbors Egypt and Tunisia, and we know what happened recently in those two places.

Yeah, Libya has a highly educated and developed population – but ruled by a dictator who had made it illegal (under penalty of execution) to found political parties. Despite the development level, Libya has an unemployment rate of anywhere from 20 – 30% (depending on the source). In addition, Khaddafi had imported over a million migrant workers, which depressed wages. Meantime he was amassing a vast personal fund and his playboy sons were living high on the hog, tooling around Europe.

In other words, as "developed" as the UN might have considered Libya to be, in practicality you had a highly educated population struggling with high unemployment and with no hope that its leader of forty years would do anything to help them, and no hope of elections to put new leaders in place. Meantime, a State Department report from 2004 claimed that 10 to 20% of Libyans worked for surveillance committees that reported dissent to Khadaffi, putting Libya on a par with North Korea and Iraq when Sadaam was in power (http://www.meforum.org/878/libya-and-the-us-qadhafi-unrepentant). All of this was a recipe for an uprising at some point, particularly when two countries bordering LIbya saw uprisings that threw out their longtime dictators.

Yeah, Khadaffi tried to suck up to the U.S. during the Bush administration so the country wouldn't put him on its shit list, but Bush isn't in office anymore. While some reports on his actions during this war were likely exaggerated for propaganda purposes, there is no question that his response to civil unrest was to unleash his military against civilians, to promise to destroy Benghazi and send his soldiers in to go house to house killing anyone lucky enough to survive the artillery bombardments. He could have committed himself instead to peaceful reforms for his unhappy people, and he didn't.

So while no one is claiming that the guy "is some hopeless monster who eats baby-blood-and-cucumber sandwiches for afternoon tea", thinking of him as just a total weirdo is disingenuous at best. I know all this messes with the "OIL COMPANIES DID LIBYA ARBLE BARGLE" narrative, but that does not make any of it less true.

rileywaggs August 25, 2011 at 3:26 pm

re: "going house to house killing civilians" …..
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/am

Here is a big ol' blurb:

Nato intervention started on 19 March with air attacks to protect people in Benghazi from massacre by advancing pro-Gaddafi troops. There is no doubt that civilians did expect to be killed after threats of vengeance from Gaddafi. During the first days of the uprising in eastern Libya, security forces shot and killed demonstrators and people attending their funerals, but there is no proof of mass killing of civilians on the scale of Syria or Yemen.

Most of the fighting during the first days of the uprising was in Benghazi, where 100 to 110 people were killed, and the city of Baida to the east, where 59 to 64 were killed, says Amnesty. Most of these were probably protesters, though some may have obtained weapons.

Amateur videos show some captured Gaddafi supporters being shot dead and eight badly charred bodies were found in the remains of the military headquarters in Benghazi, which may be those of local boys who disappeared at that time.

There is no evidence that aircraft or heavy anti-aircraft machine guns were used against crowds. Spent cartridges picked up after protesters were shot at came from Kalashnikovs or similar calibre weapons.

The Amnesty findings confirm a recent report by the authoritative International Crisis Group, which found that while the Gaddafi regime had a history of brutally repressing opponents, there was no question of "genocide".

The report adds that "much Western media coverage has from the outset presented a very one-sided view of the logic of events, portraying the protest movement as entirely peaceful and repeatedly suggesting that the regime's security forces were unaccountably massacring unarmed demonstrators who presented no security challenge".
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Let's look at an example of "Gaddafi brutality" from January, 2011:

Witnesses said that hundreds of policemen were observing the protests but did not intervene, even when hundreds of people broke in to some buildings under construction.

Information and videos posted on Twitter and YouTube show hundreds of Libyans protesting in the east of the country in the cities of Bidaa, Darna and Sabhaa late Saturday.

Qourina, an independent news website, reported several lootings during the protests in Darana city.

Qourina also reported that two of its reporters were beaten by protesters on Saturday.

There are no reports of injuries or clashes with the police.

Al Jazeera TV network reported that police have been instructed by the government to avoid any clashes with protesters and to only protect government buildings and contain the protesters' anger
http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/4032.aspx
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And our infallible teevee media make it seem as if Gaddafi is some sort of satan-worshiper; the coverage of this conflict — a civil war in which the U.S./NATO illegally intervened — has been completely one-sided. You know, nobody wants to mention that Gaddafi provided the South African resistance movement with ongoing support during the apartheid era. And here is a quote from Mandella about Gaddafi: "This man helped us at a time when we were all alone, when those who say we should not come here were helping the enemy" http://www.moreorless.au.com/heroes/mandela.html

Furthermore, in July the African Union passed a resolution that "disregard the arrest warrant issued for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi." A quote-thing:

AU executive Jean Ping also told reporters the ICC is “discriminatory” and only goes after crimes committed in Africa, while ignoring those he says were committed by Western powers in places like Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/af

imissopus August 25, 2011 at 7:06 pm

Riley, my condemning Gadaffi's forces' attacks on civilians should in no way be construed as me being unaware that the rebels have also committed atrocities. I'm sure they have. I'd also note that I specifically stated that some of the Libyan government attacks had probably been exaggerated for propaganda purposes.

You're right about one point: I should have said that he had only THREATENED to send his soldiers house to house. The main forces had not yet entered the city when NATO started bombing them back.

The question of whether NATO illegally intervened here is far from settled. NATO was responding to multiple UN resolutions, including one that calls for the establishment of a no-fly zone over Libya to protect civilians, and the establishment of a no-fly zone always involves bombing to take out a military's command-and-control structure. Robert Gates publicly warned months ago that that would happen. In any case, I'm fairly sure that international law allows countries and alliances to enforce UN resolutions even in sovereign territory (whether NATO went beyond the resolution’s mandate is an entirely separate question.)

Here's a thought experiment: there are multiple UN resolutions going back to 1948 calling on Israel to give up the occupied territories and for both Israel and Arab nations to allow the return of refugees driven out of their homes by multiple conflicts. Over the years Palestinian supporters have cited these resolutions when criticizing US policy towards Israel. Those same people are often the ones claiming that NATO has acted illegally in intervening in Libya. Should we pick and choose which UN resolutions we want the US to enforce and which we think the US should ignore? And if the US intervened militarily against the Israelis to drive them out of the West Bank in order to turn it over to the Palestinians, would that be okay? Keep in mind that as the West Bank has been annexed, it's technically a part of Israel proper now. People call for it to be given to the Palestinians, but I've never heard anyone call for it to be handed back to Jordan.

To your point about Mandela: what is your point? That sometimes bad people do good things? At the same time Gadaffi was helping the resistance in South Africa, he had also invaded Chad to try and annex some of its territory. The militiamen he armed later established a base in Darfur and became the precursors to the militias that have been terrorizing that region for a decade now.

Also, note that at the time he was helping the South African resistance, the Reagan administration was not opposing the apartheid regime and was actively engaged with it because they saw the country as a bulwark against Communism in Africa. So whether Gadaffi was helping Mandela out of some genuine anger at the racism of SA or just to fuck with Reagan (you're too young to remember but Gadaffi was Reagan's bogeyman in the 80s) is an open question. Probably it was some combination of the two, but I bet his motives were not entirely pure.

rileywaggs August 25, 2011 at 7:36 pm

I'm about to head out for the night (hot date tonite…with Breitbarf?) but I would like to address one point, specifically. I'll think over the rest…ant any rate, this:

"The question of whether NATO illegally intervened here is far from settled. NATO was responding to multiple UN resolutions, including one that calls for the establishment of a no-fly zone over Libya to protect civilians, and the establishment of a no-fly zone always involves bombing to take out a military's command-and-control structure. Robert Gates publicly warned months ago that that would happen. In any case, I'm fairly sure that international law allows countries and alliances to enforce UN resolutions even in sovereign territory (whether NATO went beyond the resolution’s mandate is an entirely separate question.)"

The U.N. resolution was to protect civilians. Fine. In theory, I have nothing wrong with that. But wouldn't you agree that it's pretty damn clear by now that NATO is not acting as a peacekeeping force or "humanitarian interventionists" — they are active participants in a civil war.

note the following:

"Al-Jazeera footage captures 'western troops on the ground' in Libya"
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/30/weste

"SAS troopers help co-ordinate rebel attacks in Libya" http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/23/sas-t

and also this:

"As the battle in Libya appeared at stalemate, it was an open secret that foreign military advisers were working covertly inside the country providing guidance to rebels and giving tactical intelligence to NATO aircraft bombing government forces.

Diplomats say members of the alliance and partners in the Middle East were engaged in an undercover campaign on the ground in Libya. The operation was kept separate from the NATO command structure to avoid compromising its mandate from the United Nations – to protect civilians."
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LIBYA_H

If the U.N. resolution was strictly followed — fine. Obviously — and I really mean "obviously" — this is not the case. If NATO is allowed to do whatever it wants, and that's not considered "illegal," then why even bother with U.N. resolutions? So I would say that this issue is definitely "settled."

Re: the African Union. Regardless of their lack of impartiality, or whatever, they clearly have far more moral authority over Libya/Africa than NATO does. Their decisions and resolutions should be respected — it's their continent, after all.

I brought up the Gaddafi/apartheid example because — and i stick by this — the media has dumbed down this war to such an incredible level. Their is no historical context and no real understanding for Libya in relation to the rest of Africa. Americans view conflicts in vacuums. I doubt most Americans know that we funded Saddam up the ying-yang to fight Iran, etc. If the media was willing to show both sides of these things — you know, Gaddafi has severe human rights issues, but that is NOT the complete story — maybe we wouldn't rush off to war so quickly? Maybe we would listen to the AU more? Who knows! point is, some more learnin' before bombin' would benefit everyone. (And Did Gaddafi support Mandella for his own selfish reasons? As an American, I have no right to even ask such a question. As if American foreign policy was based on selflessness! Falsch!)

and i know that the protest-link i provided was from before the conflict started. That's the point, though: It's not like Gaddafi was mowing down opposition every time it popped up.

anyway, have a good thursday!

imissopus August 25, 2011 at 7:21 pm

Your link to that story from ahram.org is from mid-January, when protests against the regime had broken out only over delays in the building of subsidized housing for poor people. It was AFTER that, in early February, that activists started calling for wider protests (building on the momentum of the early ones) to demand greater freedoms in Libya. That is when security forces are alleged to have gotten violent.

As for quoting an exec from the African Union, they are not exactly impartial, as Gadaffi supposedly provides about one-fifth of the AU's funding. And the idea that the ICC only goes after crimes committed in Africa would be news to Serbs like Milosevic and Radicz and any other Yugoslavs sitting in the Hague right now.

rileywaggs August 25, 2011 at 3:27 pm

sorry, message part II:

Instead of siding with the ICC (West), here's what the AU is up to:

South Africa’s Deputy President, suggested that Nato should be investigated by the International Criminal Court for its role in the conflict.

President Zuma was heavily criticised by his regional neighbours for voting in favour of UN Resolution 1973 which authorised Nato to protect civilian lives by policing a no-fly zone in Libya following the uprising in February.

Appointed the AU’s chief mediator, he visited Col Gaddafi twice during the crisis and later complained that the UN resolution was being abused “for regime change, political assassinations and foreign military occupation”.

On Tuesday, he said that Nato’s use of force had undermined Africa’s peace efforts, and had the African Union been given time to pursue its “road map” for Libya, the level of bloodshed might have been avoided.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaa

Do I think gaddafi is the shizzle? Nope. But yes, this is an illegal regime change, oil companies ARE drooling, and the arguments for NATO-bombing the dickens out of Libya are ridiculous when you consider that we are butt buddies with countries like Yemen and Bahrain.

I'm sorry, but this is not a feel-good, yay war. And it's far from over — which is too bad for the Libyans, and also too bad for Americans, since recent polling shows only 20% want to continue military operations
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/po

Also: that diplomatic cable was sent last year (i.e. Gaddafi was an Obama ally).

imissopus August 25, 2011 at 7:49 pm

If you're referring to that diplomatic cable on wikileaks that you referenced in your original post, I'll point out that it was actually sent in 2009 and was prepared for a Senate delegation visiting Libya led by John McCain. The other Senators who went with him were Lieberman, Susan Collins, and Lindsey Graham. You want to argue that they went to Libya in the capacity of representing the Obama administration? No, that visit was a follow-up to Condi's visit from September of 2008 and was meant to continue the Bush administration's embrace of Gadaffi.

A little context would be helpful. Bush wanted to normalize relations with Libya because a) Gadaffi had agreed to and actually followed through on dismantling his WMD programs, which to Bush validated his whole approach in the Middle East, as Gadaffi had agreed to the dismantling six days after Sadaam was captured and, one presumes, Gadaffi did not want to risk meeting the same fate (see here for a timeline). And b), Gadaffi in the 90s had brutally put down Islamist rebellions in eastern Libya and cracked down on the Islamists again AFTER his "come-to-Jesus" moment in 2003. Those Islamists are believed to have been training and sending suicide bombers to Iraq from Libyan soil. So of course anyone who would help Bush in that effort would be beloved by neocons like Lieberman and Ham Biscuits and McCain. But a visit from that crew should not in any way be construed as an endorsement by the Obama administration, which had been in office for all of six months and, as you will recall, had much more immediate problems on its plate then Libya.

As for your argument about us being butt buddies with Yemen and Bahrain, yeah, I've heard that one before. What it says to me is that there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to countries threatened by Arab Spring rebellions. We can't intervene to protect the public in every uprising, so does that mean that we should not intervene in ANY uprising?

As for the oil companies, the French company Total SA, along with ENI and Respol, actually saw profits go down in the second quarter due in large part to disruptions in Libyan exports (ENI, by the way, is Italy's largest oil company). They had actually been very active in Libya before the uprising began. And American oil companies were on the verge of getting more business with Gadaffi's regime thanks to the thaw in relations over the last few years, so why would they want to risk getting into that market by getting rid of Gadaffi and replacing him with who-knows-what? Why would France and Italy actually take the lead in pushing for some sort of regime change if their two largest oil companies would be HURT by it? Sorry, but I don't buy the argument about the oil companies. They may very well be drooling now that it's all over, but I see no reason why they would have pushed for a policy that could hurt them and even, if it backfired, get them kicked out of the largest oil-producing nation in North Africa.

Finally, believe me, I'm not arguing that this is a feel-good, yay war. No war should be seen that way. But it's possible there are not hidden reasons here for NATO intervening. Sometimes, as they said on Lost, what happened, happened.

zhubajie August 25, 2011 at 7:08 pm

Put Bush & Co. in jail before any more "humanitarian" bloodbaths! Madeline Albright, too.

Negropolis August 26, 2011 at 12:29 am

For once, I find myelf in near complete agreement with you. Libya happened for a whole host of reasons, most them, surprisingly, legitimate ones this time. I'd say the single biggest reasons Libya happened is that you had a legitimate, unarmed, peaceful uprising, the subsequent use of helicopters with gunners and rooftop snipers to indiscriinately kill people in Tripoli, an imminent siege of a major city for collective retribution, and then the most important piece, the request/sanction by the Arab League. Rarely have things fallen into place so easily, so quickly, and so completely.

zhubajie August 25, 2011 at 7:05 pm

Never be sorry for telling the truth!

fuflans August 26, 2011 at 2:03 am

i'm sorry did i just link to 'foreign affairs' or WTF??!?!?!

i would like to point out that steve jobs is still leaving and jennifer garner is still pregnant again.

jeeez.

bureaucrap August 25, 2011 at 12:32 pm

Is the pic from "I Love Lucy"? If so, excellent choice. There's so much you could do with Condi and Muammar as a demented Lucy and Ricky.

johnnyzhivago August 25, 2011 at 12:34 pm

What dictator DOESN'T have a Condi Photo Album????

BTWBFDIMHO August 25, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Cheney?

V572 T-Blow August 25, 2011 at 12:35 pm

You have to wonder how this will affect Condi's campaign to be NFL Commissar.

technosailor August 25, 2011 at 12:36 pm

"It’s sort of natural, though, isn’t it, for Gaddafi to want to _______ Condi? (We cannot find a verb to put there that doesn’t turn our brain to poop, so go ahead and Mad Lib that one yourselves.) How many other ladies does Gaddafi know who got to run around the world with a top spot in a murderous regime and can keep a carefully maintained, famously weird hairdo? These two have “OKCupid profile match” written all over them, basically."

Keep it classy.

johnnyzhivago August 25, 2011 at 12:36 pm

You should see his album of nude Bush family pictures!

Nostrildamus August 25, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Well it's not like they dressed Jarbara in a pinafore before they bottled her.

Or did they?

SilverTsunami August 25, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Poor Condoleeza.

subsum August 25, 2011 at 12:38 pm

What's the deal with that wad of cash? What did he just pay for? Just sayin'…

kingcocrazy August 25, 2011 at 12:40 pm

What really maxes out the creepmeter is that Rice has LOOONG been rumored to be a lesbian. Was shacked up at Stanford with another woman who shared the mortgage. John Hinckley–Jodie Foster indeed.

snoopyfan2010 August 25, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Yeah, that's weird.

BTWBFDIMHO August 25, 2011 at 12:48 pm

Now the DNA on the album is all contaminated.

kissawookiee August 25, 2011 at 12:53 pm

This reminds me of some of my best work. Of course, the pictures were Han Solo shots carefully cut out of old Starlogs and I was, oh, twelve years old at the time, but the rubber cement work was really top notch. I commend Col. Qaddafi on his quality gluesticking.

BTWBFDIMHO August 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Now she needs to hire a Blackwater comando and rescue him. Go Condi go, go Condi go!

FlipOffResearch August 25, 2011 at 12:55 pm

teabag

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 25, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Dear Penthouse,

I am the dictator of a tin-pot African Country. Still, I never thought something like this would ever happen to me until the day the United States sent over this ebony god to discuss weapons of mass destruction with me. Allah be praised, if in the end we did not investigate some very secret places….

Steverino247 August 25, 2011 at 12:58 pm

On the topic of disturbing pictures, there's this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKSAvNOIaNo

Now, if only one of you brilliant folks would put Sarah Palin's bus commercial in that instead, we could have a real good time.

BornInATrailer August 25, 2011 at 12:58 pm

"pitch his tent between the dunes of" is my Mad Lib.

smitallica August 25, 2011 at 12:59 pm

When asked to comment on the fall of Gaddafi, Rice responded, "Heeee vuss…my BOYFRIEND!!!"

genxr August 25, 2011 at 1:47 pm

I didn't know she played violin. Smoke cigars, yes, but violin?

BTWBFDIMHO August 25, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Good photoshopping there!!

SaintRond August 25, 2011 at 1:09 pm

He just wanted to see his dick in the same place where Lil' Bush had his.

It's a slave mentality thing, wanting to identify with the Man.

LiveToServeYa August 25, 2011 at 1:10 pm

I can't help thinking that HRC has had a narrow escape.

randcoolcatdaddy August 25, 2011 at 1:13 pm

So sad. Gaddafi pined after Condi and Condi spent all of her time pining for Bush.

sati_demise August 25, 2011 at 3:52 pm

does she like the Brazillian Wax or au natura`l?

Chet Kincaid August 25, 2011 at 1:17 pm

Dear Wonkette,

Frankly, I resent the supercilious tone, as if you have never loudly dressed down a binder full of glossy printouts of Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz that barely conceal her brazen, unladylike behavior!

Steadfast & Loyal,
Allen "Low Top" West

Porter Melmoth August 25, 2011 at 1:18 pm

You know, there's really kind of a poignant side to this: the lonely fuhrer, who's really got a dainty side, quietly and tastefully worshiping a truly 'strong' gal, who's just a little bit 'alternative'. One could get wistful in a 'Springtime For Hitler' sort of way…

Muammar would've been a pretty hip 'guest villain' on Condi's 'Girl From U.N.C.L.E.' show…

Limeylizzie August 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm

All I can think of is his puny member in her vile, gap-toothed maw.

genxr August 25, 2011 at 1:50 pm

At least we know she flosses!

zhubajie August 25, 2011 at 7:11 pm

Well, you know, it's only your own love-life which is sweet and romantic. Everyone else's is embarrassing, sordid or comic.

Limeylizzie August 25, 2011 at 1:34 pm

Dearest Wonkettes, I was eating a peach, and no that is not a metaphor, and reading all your comments and I have peach juice on my tits and have sprayed some on my coffee table, please stop being so funny,

superdave August 25, 2011 at 1:50 pm

Pics?

ttommyunger August 25, 2011 at 1:35 pm

What's the difference between Condi and a Bowling Ball? If I had to, I could eat a bowling ball.

Weenus299 August 25, 2011 at 1:37 pm

I mean really. Sniffing out the State Department? Be like all the other P-hounds and follow women's tennis.

genxr August 25, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Man, Bob Dylan really let himself go, didn't he?

Chet Kincaid August 25, 2011 at 1:49 pm

Apparently, Middle East trips were mere bling-flings for Condi, as the local Sheikhs loved seeing her shake her figs and pomegranates:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/12/22/condolee

seppdecker August 25, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Did Qaddafi ask Steve Earle to intercede on his behalf?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avwJPNmCDh0

owhatever August 25, 2011 at 2:01 pm

The centerfold picture was missing from the album, as were the panties she left behind, framed and autographed.

AJWjr. August 25, 2011 at 2:19 pm

♬♩Condoleezza, Condoleezza, men have named you…♬♩♬

Tr0tt0 August 25, 2011 at 2:24 pm

So there is rumor of a Rihanna sex tape in existence but he faps to this? Clearly, the international community is right. This man has no clue how to run a dictatorship

Mapmonger August 25, 2011 at 2:34 pm

"I had a dream that no one else could see
You gave me love for free

Condi Condi Condi I can't let you go
All my life you're haunting me"

(Sorry, Iggy…)

DahBoner August 25, 2011 at 2:40 pm

"How many other ladies does Gaddafi know who got to run around the world with a top spot in a murderous regime and can keep a carefully maintained, famously weird hairdo?"

Somebody's got to do it:

All of 'em, Katy!

bigdupa August 25, 2011 at 3:26 pm

If they find similar photos of Madeline Albright or Hilary, then he's sick.

sati_demise August 25, 2011 at 3:43 pm

Am going with the expert Princess Sparkle Pony on this one: Arab Kleenex. One thing Daffy and Condi do share, indeed, a foot fetish and shoe collections! So much in common….

Ancient_Hacker August 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm

I thought Condi was Bush's two-fer, token darkie and token lezzo.

Leave it to Gadaffi to focus in on a non-starter.

JackObin August 25, 2011 at 5:00 pm

This makes me feel better about my obsession for the lovely Pickles Bush.

Gorillionaire August 25, 2011 at 7:07 pm

Joke's on you, Moammar. Condi has a thing for the gym teacher. The girls gym teacher.

BZ1 August 25, 2011 at 7:15 pm

Joke's on you, Moammar. Condi has a thing for the gym teacher. The girl gym teacher. There, fixed it.

zhubajie August 25, 2011 at 7:14 pm

Qaddafi and Condi, Rumsfeld and Saddam Hussein; what other unlikely couplings are waiting to be revealed?

user-of-owls August 25, 2011 at 8:22 pm

It’s sort of natural, though, isn’t it, for Gaddafi to want to _______ Condi? (We cannot find a verb to put there that doesn’t turn our brain to poop, so go ahead and Mad Lib that one yourselves.)

Hand-toss?

rahelio August 25, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Condi and Gaddafi
Sitting in a bunker
T-O-R-T-U-R-I-N-G

Negropolis August 25, 2011 at 11:55 pm

Daffi ain't gonna go down, 'cause he's a proud, beautiful black woman, and he ain't afraid to cut a bitch. Yes, yes, that's it.

It's Condi, Ms. Rice if your nasty…

fuflans August 26, 2011 at 2:09 am

these things never really end well do they?

your head on pike and your porn scattered all over the internet where your 3024 descendants can pick over them.

imissopus August 26, 2011 at 8:07 pm

Riley, Resolution 1973 specifically calls for establishing a no-fly zone in order to protect civilians. If a no-fly zone is the mechanism under which this protection occurs, there will be bombing. It was the case in Iraq for years after the first Gulf War, it was (I believe) the case in Bosnia in the 90s. The idea is to remove any and all means by which Libya could fuck with the aircraft enforcing said zone (i.e. anti-aircraft missile batteries, command-and-control centers that could be used to coordinate Libyan Air Force efforts to attack NATO planes, and so on.) If you have another mechanism to protect civilians, great, but I can't think of anything that would not involve putting large numbers of troops on the ground, which would have been a terrible idea.

I will say that from what little I read about it, NATO has been mealy-mouthed when defining legitimate targets that are part of the Libyan military's capabilities in the air. But I don't know enough about specific bombings to say with authority one way or the other about whether NATO overstepped its bounds in that regard.

Which brings up your point about the alliance being active participants in a civil war because of the troops on the ground. To me, this is actually a gray area. Having units on the ground to identify bombing targets is pretty standard in the military. If anything, in theory it actually decreases civilian casualties because close-in observers can identify a target more accurately than people poring over photos taken from 20,000 feet in the air. In other words, authorizing a no-fly zone does not mean hard-and-fast limits on ground troops. There will be small units on the ground, and it makes sense that they will hook up with Libyan rebels to move around and gather intelligence. At the same time, will they be providing non-no-fly-zone-based advice? I would assume so. I don't know how you tell a soldier that when he's talking to the rebels, he has to tell them "Sorry fellas, I can help you with this but not with that, so don't even ask the question." You send in those guys, they are not going to be neutral, and I'd bet my last dollar that the civilians at the UN knew that when they voted.

This is all a long-winded way of saying that the minute you consent to using the military to protect civilians, you're authorizing bombing and putting troops on the ground. I understand opposition to bombing and troops, but the flip side might be that those civilians don't get protected. You said that in theory you're okay with protecting civilians, and I am too, but the minute we say that we're on a slippery slope. And that just leads right back to the question of whether we should never, ever help one group of people, even if it means dropping bombs, simply because we lack the capacity to help all groups that are threatened by armed men.

I get your point on Gaddafi/apartheid, particularly after re-reading it. I took issue with it initially because I thought the way you brought it up was as context-free as the way in which you accused the media of bringing up Gadaffi's human-rights abuses. Gadaffi has been active on the African continent for forty years in ways both good and bad. Mentioning ONLY one particular time when he was on what we consider the right side is cheating just as much as ONLY mentioning his human rights abuses. Sure, he helped fight apartheid…but (to cite one example of the bad stuff) considering the visibility of the Darfur issue a few years ago, I think the fact that militiamen that he armed are the predecessors of the groups terrorizing that region today is equally important.

As for the AU, its member nations are also part of the UN, and I don't know that any of them protested the original resolution. So I can't say that they have more moral authority, which is an abstraction anyway. If any of them voted in favor of it, they were voting for enforcement using mechanisms that they might in theory be morally opposed to. In that case, the responsibility is on them to protest before a course of action is set in motion, not after. And yes, it is their continent – but how many of the AU's members are also members of the Arab League, which specifically asked NATO and the UN to intervene?

In other words, various organizations had this debate six months ago. They chose a course of action that pretty inevitably led to where we are now. To be upset about it now is to be upset that they can't put the genie back in the bottle.

And I still think the link to the story from January is irrelevant to your case. We know Gadaffi wasn't mowing down opposition every time it popped up. The concern is whether or not he was mowing down opposition that popped up in mid- to late February. Those were the protests that set this whole thing in motion. If the stories of the mowing down were made up out of whole cloth then I would be pissed. But I don't think they were…exaggerated for propaganda purposes, maybe, but that does not necessarily invalidate the case for protecting civilians from retaliation by Gadaffi's military.

Stay dry this weekend.

Rarian Rakista August 29, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Actually somewhere, analog photos I took but decided not to use against her because a few weeks later I took a job 800 miles away. I prefer not to go digging for them, I know all of her other stuff is in some box in the attic.

Why do people keep every crazy exes stuff?

Rarian Rakista August 29, 2011 at 12:27 pm

I suppose it depends on what circles you frequent.

We had met at Burning Man in 96 and by 99 we were living together but by then she had consumed vast quantities of drugs from DMT to cocaine and back again. I dabbled but never really went whole hog except on marijuana. Looking back these 13 years and I was a pretty shitty boyfriend but this was also my first major relationship outside of high school so c'est la vie.

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