It Would Have Been More Dignified Had the Judge Worn Clown Shoes
Why we need military tribunals, exhibit #1,000,006.
Any tinpot or even would-be dictator can turn any court into a sham — all he needs is a stage and a chance to strut, as Slobodan Milosovich showed in World Court yesterday. Now, whether Slobo is just an especially good grandstander, or The Hague is just unable to run a court with some sort of dignity, is this sort of charade what we want to be involved in?
Two word answer: Hell no.
We’ll deal with our war captives our way.