Pro-Saddam justice, anti-death penalty
Simply because you were against the war and still don't find the capture and trial of Saddam Hussein to have been worth the sacrifice, it doesn't mean that it isn't the reality right now. Saddam Hussein, brutal tyrant and colossal asshole, is facing trial. And every person seeking justice should want him tried and punished accordingly.
Noting that a court under occupation doesn't necessarily carry the greatest legitimacy, zeynep nonetheless believes that justice can be served. He points out that, as with the Nuremberg trials, the you did it too, you hypocrite defense must be discounted, banning mention of: "any co-conspirators, co-criminals, supporters, enablers, financiers, and, of course, the largest category -- what-do-I-care-as-long-as-my-strategic-goals-are-accomplisheders."
As for all those:
"And that's another reason to be against the death penalty, even for Saddam. May he live long enough to think about what he did every day, and may he see his friends and supporters join him."(UnderTheSameSun)
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