“SAVOR IT”, Mona Charen writes:
Adolf Hitler deprived the Allies of the satisfaction of executing him. Josef Stalin died in his bed. Pol Pot died of natural causes. But Saddam Hussein, that vicious, depraved worm of a man, was plucked from his rathole. Ah the great warrior. The author of the Mother of All Battles. The man who claimed he would drive the “invaders” from Iraq. The man who forced thousands of Iraqis to sacrifice their lives so he could continue his squalid and luxurious spree in his many palaces.
This modern-day Saladin (another of his conceits) didn’t even have the courage to kill himself in the end, but submitted meekly, with an offer to “negotiate.”
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