Gilded Traces of the Lives Qaddafis Led
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Given Colonel Qaddafi's noted flamboyance, the residences of the House of Qaddafi were not quite as grand as people might have supposed.
They lacked the faux grandeur of Saddam Hussein's marbled palaces. There are no columns that bear the colonel's initials, or fists cast to resemble his hands or river-fed moats with voracious carp. [emphasis added]
Sunday, August 28, 2011
No Fish in Tripoli, Libya!
Money quote from The New York Times: