Skip to comments.A poll to FReep: Do you think the execution of Saddam Hussein will help improve matters in Iraq?
Posted on 12/31/2006 7:21:35 AM PST by BenLurkin
We can't publish from this rag so here's a link strictly for the purpose of voting:
Look for it next to the picture of a gesticulating Saddam.
Better question: How much would you have paid to pull the lever at the gallows?
I don't think it will make things worse there.
I agree with you. It won't make things worse. It might, however, get US some good will from the many who hated Saddam and were his victims.
Oh course the execution won't make things better or worse. Saddam has had little or no bearing on the goings on in Iraq for some time. (if you haven't noticed).
Why would I freep the poll and lie to myself?
I don't think this will make one difference one way or another. What a stupid poll. I won't even vote for this. I mean do you want us to say yes? I mean come on so what we are saying is next week because Sadam is gone everything will be hunky dorey. I don't buy that for a minute. I also won't say no because I don't think that because Sadam is gone that their will be this big sudden killing spree either.
My thinking on it..
Do not poll one way or the other if you have no opinion.
Or if you think the answer is no then by all means vote no.
Probably not, given that the executioners were chanting Moqtada al-Sadr's name.
It helps improve the world.
I doubt it. al-Sadr's influence runs deep and now he's become so popular that the Iraqi government has no choice but to play ball with him.
MAYBE he can eventually be reasoned with, but killing him would result in an all-out civil war. The window of opportunity for taken him out has long been closed.
Saddam's execution should have a profound psychological effect in direct relation to the death grip he had on Iraq.
Whether this will convince some to lay down their arms or embolden others to take up arms remains questionable.
All that really matters at this point is that his victims have seen Justice.
After watching the execution, I've come to the conclusion Iraq is a lost cause. There was no dignity, no decorum, no honor- just a bunch of hooded thugs in leather jackets who looked like a few slugs they picked up off the street. Then there was that little homage to that scumbag Sadr who's been responsible for the deaths of our boys over there. Pull out, let them at each other's throats and, if it becomes a hotbed of terrorists- blow it off the face of the earth.
There might be a small spike in the violence for a few days or few weeks but that is about it. If the Sunnis assassinated a major Shia politician in retaliation, that would cause their demise.
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I feel like a democrat
It will make tinpot dictators think twice before they try to fight proxy wars against the United States through the use of terrorist organizations.
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