A note in passing

wbwhite wbwhite at MADBBS.COM
Fri Apr 11 12:52:58 MDT 2003


A glad day for all of us.

Bill

Jim Nantz wrote:

>  From http://www.lt-smash.us/
>
> A Note in Passing
> Hey Saddam,
>
> This will be my last note to you. Because you’re dead.
>
> Oh, I know that there is a good chance that you survived that bombing a
> couple of days ago. You might very well be walking and breathing, hiding
> out somewhere.
>
> But that’s a technicality. You’re just as dead as your hero, Joe Stalin.
>
> You died yesterday, in Firdos Square ? the center of Baghdad.
>
> The Iraqi people, the same ones that used to cower in fear at the mention
> of your name, put a chain around your neck.
>
> United States Marines attached the chain to an armored vehicle, and toppled
> you.
>
> The Iraqis removed your head from your body, and dragged it through the
> streets.
>
> Men spit on your head. Women and children slapped it with the soles of
> their shoes.
>
> They were happy, Saddam. Happy to finally let the world know how much they
> hated and despised you.
>
> They never loved you, no matter how much they proclaimed it. They feared
> you. It’s not the same thing.
>
> Of course, I am aware that it was only a bronze statue that they
> dismembered. But you were never just a man, were you? You were an image.
> You were everywhere in Iraq. But you only existed as long as you could make
> people fear you.
>
> They don’t fear you anymore.
>
> I hope that you are still breathing. And that you were watching yesterday.
>
> How does it feel, to watch yourself die?
>
> It’s over, Saddam.
>
> You're dead



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