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Wednesday, January 03, 2007
Death of Decorum
It has been repeated by many that Saddam Hussein got more respect than he gave his victims. That may be true but it's no excuse. Not enough respect was given to the principles of due process and the rule of law. We had an opportunity with the strongest possible example to demonstrate that the rule of law applies to all. We had a lynch mob instead.