Josh Marshall On Saddam

Nobody misses Saddam and as my wife points out, his end was fitting. But Josh at TPM nails something that I’d already thought…

If you watch the video of the moments leading up to Saddam Hussein’s execution, am I wrong that it bears a certain resemblance to the terrorist snuff films we’ve watched out of Iraq over the last three years? A dark, dank room. The executioners wear not uniforms of any sort, either civilian or military, but street clothes and ski masks.

Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall

Is this something that makes us look better as a nation?

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