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And when we say “we’re everywhere” …

Timothy Kincaid

August 25th, 2011

Libyan rebels have ended the 42-year long rule of Moammar Gadhafi. And, as has now become the standard practice for deposing Middle East dictators, the palaces of Gadhafi and his family have been looted.

The rebels and locals alike were shocked at the extravagant and, ahem, esthetically-challenged display of careless wealth. And amidst the ghastly tackiness and excess, there was this (AP)

In an office area in the villa, reporters saw large piles of catalogues for yachts and cars. A catalog by the firm Benetti had a yellow handwritten post-it note attached listing the price for a 30-meter-long yacht as 7 million euros. A DVD with gay porn entitled “Boyz Tracks” slipped out of the stack of documents.

Oh yes, when we say we’re everywhere, that isn’t always a good thing.