So the old libyan despot is dead, long live the new libyan despot - once he (or she) is installed.
With the old out the way and the dust still to settle, who benefits from his removal? And what is it with ex-leaders and holes in the ground or drains? Surely they could go down with a little bit more in the way of dignity!
The following brief video clip of gunshots, rejoicing, and what looks like the body of the old leader comes via the guardian, via youtube, via al jazeera.