A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

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Libyan rebel fighters rest outside a shuttered shop along a street in the town of Sirt, last redoubt of those loyal to ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi, on October 16, 2011. (Photo: Philippe Desmazes / AFP / Getty Images)

The surreal photographs from the battle-lines in Sirt keep coming. First we had the guitar-strumming guerrilla, serenading his comrades as they took on the last remnants of the Gaddafi regime. Now we have the picture above, which says hopefully more about the humor than the ambition of Libya’s NTC fighters.