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October 18, 2011

*Guitar Hero*

The Revolution is not only televised, it has a soundtrack. Maybe a laugh track, too.

But seriously… I bring you this picture because so many news photo galleries are so infested with play-acting rebels — playing guitar, flashing victory signs, generally yukking it up — you get the feeling sometimes they’re only there for the kill (Gadaffi) or to justify their airfare.

(“Guitar Hero,” by the way, is how MSN chose to label it.)

– Karen Hull

(photo: Aris Messinis/AFP-Getty Images. caption: Transitional forces firea at loyalists as one man provided guitar accompaniment in Surt, Libya.)

  • http://reciprocity-failure.blogspot.com Stan B.

    The best thing Dylan never did! I could at least forgive this guy if he goes on to make plagiarized paintings (probably has a better voice too).

  • bks

    Pick my guitar and play, just like yestersay, then I get on my knees and pray …….

        –bks

    p.s. … We won’t get fooled again.

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