12 GOP Reactions to Hearing Gaddafi's Dead (Doug's Dozen VIDEO)

10/24/2011 11:46 am ET | Updated Dec 24, 2011

Well, that's how Reuters spelled it. Or it could be one Gadafi (the Guardian), Quaddafi (CBS), Qaddafi (WaPo, NY Times), Qadafi (Malaysian Sun), Gadhafi (CNN, Wall Street Journal), Kadafi (LA Times), or Kadhafi (Agence France Presse).

We'll never get it out of him now.

But to me, he'll always be the smiling prick who blew up our airliner.

But I probably should have used the French spelling, since Marco Rubio (R, FL) credits the French with the successful campaign to remove the King of Conflicting Consonants from power in Libya before he could remove any more Libyans.

In fact, so do all the other Republicans. I haven't heard so much love from them for the French since the Republicans renamed French fries because they hated the French.

But that was three wars ago, back when those foolish French didn't believe there were WMDs in Iraq. Republicans have long since forgiven them for being so publicly right.

The important thing is, not to give anyone the impression that President Obama might have been right about using all those expensive missiles to take out Libya's air defenses and major armor, then letting the Libyans settle their dictator's hash without a single American casualty.

Which should make for some pretty amazing backflips from such an out-of-shape crowd of presidential contenders, when asked to comment on Gaddafi's passing.

But if you really want a laugh, you'll have to wait for the GOP debate on foreign policy.

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