Virginal Super Soldiers


Why aren’t more people talking about Ghaddafi’s elite team of virginal super soldiers?

We all knew Ghaddafi was a megalomanaical and evil dictator with a flair for fashion. But who knew he could combine all his interests in one stroke of evil genius with the Amazonian Guard, a team of hand-picked, martial arts-trained, marksman virgins in matching berets? So crazy it’s true:

Via this great tumblr. But that’s just a picture, you say. Doesn’t mean it’s true. Could be a still from Red Sonia 3. That’s what I thought. Until I looked on Wikipedia, and we know that’s never wrong. But here are two other sources, and even another picture, of Ghaddafi’s angels, trading their fatigues for state visit formals:

Joshuah Bearman has written about CIA missions, jewel thieves, deranged private investigators, aspiring Fabios, bitter rivalry among dueling Santa Clauses, and the metaphysical implications of being the world's greatest Pac Man player. His article for Wired became the movie Argo. More from this author →