The smartphone has become mightier than the sword. Just ask Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi, besides having one of the world’s dumbest names, seemingly has ruled Libya with an iron fist since the days of the Crusades.
But the Quirky Dictator is getting swept away like a beach chair in the tsunami that is drowning Middle East dictators. Tunisia, Egypt and now Libya all are changing Broadway dramatically as a skyrocketing youth population is revolting against high unemployment, anemic economic growth, corrupt political systems and sand in their iced tea.
When big guys go down, they go down in a heap. And Gaddafi is going down with guns blazing as his hired guns are firing at civilians from moving cars and shooting at the facades of homes.
Gaddafi works over his people with a tire iron and will keep swinging it until they rip it out of his blood-soaked hands.
And that time is near. Deep cracks opened in his regime today, with Libyan government officials at home and abroad resigning, air force pilots defecting and Gaddafi sending out his resume.
We used to make fun of computer geeks. But now social media and pimply faced kids on Facebook have become a synchronous, steamrollering force.

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