02/24/2011 08:02 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Breaking Down Gaddafi: Where Have We Seen This Guy Before? (PICTURE)

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been in power for decades, and if he has his way he won't be going anywhere soon. But in the United States, Gaddafi is unsettling for a different reason, specifically a nagging voice in our head asking: "Why does that guy look so incredibly familiar?"

As a public service, we want to put that question to rest once and for all. Here's a graphic visualization of why Gaddafi's unique look and persona seems so bizarrely recognizable.