Sunday, December 31, 2006
"One man shouts "Moqtada, Moqtada, Moqtada," a reference to cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who heads a powerful Shi'ite political movement and a militia blamed by Washington and Sunni Arabs for running death squads targeting Saddam's Sunni Arab minority.
Saddam, the noose around his neck, appears to smile and shoot back: "Is this what you call manhood?"
Another onlooker, despite pleas from another for witnesses to observe the proprieties, yells: "Go to hell!" and Saddam, seemingly accusing his enemies of destroying the nation he once led, replies: "The hell that is Iraq?""
In One Brief Sentence, Saddam Exposed His Puppet Enemies And Their Role In Destroying Iraq; He Went To The Heart Of The Matter.