Is John Burns the best American reporter working in Iraq today? Austin Bay thinks so:
“Knowing what ordinary Iraqis thought was never easy for Western reporters when Saddam Hussein bestrode the land,” Burns began. “Now his secret police and information ministry minders are gone, but not Mr. Hussein himself. So his terror still radiates among Iraqis, many of whom condition their words and actions against the possibility he may return.”
The Amiriyis kicked off with praise for Saddam and diss for America. Saddam was “our king” and will toss the Americans out, etc.
So Burns asked the men if mass graves containing Saddam