Bag’s Take-Away:

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.


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Bag’s Take-Away:

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.

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Topping LIFE.com’s 2011 list of Best Photo Blogs, follow us at: BagNewsNotes; BAG Twitter; BAG Facebook; Bag by Email.

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