Sunday, January 07, 2007

Blood after Saddams' Hanging




One of my blogger buddies is a political analyst extraordinaire and his astute observations and questioning always leaves me impressed and wanting him to be recognized outside the blogosphere. He has had brushes with outside claim, being quoted on Channel four, (along Kel's Osterly Times, another favourite of mine) writing a weekend post for Taylor Marsh. Mash from Drstrangelove found this tidbit of information that might explain something about the appearance of blood after Saddams' death (to me anyway):
Nir Rosen at IraqSlogger is reporting on rumors that Moqtada al-Sadr was present at Saddam Hussein’s hanging. In fact, he might have been one of the hangmen. Apparently, that is the reason they were chanting "Moqtada! Moqtada! Moqtada!".

The pro-Baathist website printed the following pictures showing similarities between the hanging pictures and Moqtada al-Sadr. These rumors have been flying around for a number of days now. However, given the circumstances of the hanging, it is not terribly far-fetched. So, here are the pictures for what they are worth

Hmmmmm...check it out. And another post of his speaking about Bush's flawed sense of justice:
"Bringing people to justice" is not only about capturing and killing your perceived enemy. It is also about the fairness of the process. It is this process that America has in the past championed. At the Nuremburg Trials over a half a century ago, Justice Robert Jackson spoke words that today the Bush Administration would be well advised to heed:
AND
It was the process that exposed to the whole world the atrocities of the Nazis and the justness of our cause. That process has stood the "critical judgment of posterity".

So, yes, Mr. Snow and Mr. Bush, justice is about the last two minutes. The first 69 years of Saddam’s life defined who he was. The last 2 minutes of Saddam’s life defined for all the world who Mr. Bush is.
Read the rest of the post.

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