Iraqis doubt real Hussein behind…

Iraqis doubt real Hussein behind bars

Baghdad — Jassim Abu Ahmed almost spits his disgust at the television set showing yet another image of the dazed and bedraggled Saddam Hussein.

It’s not him,” Mr. Ahmed says, waving his hand and looking away from the screen. “Everybody knows it’s not him. Why do they keep showing this?”

Well, Saddam did have numerous doubles, some of whom have surgery to look like him. How do we know this is indeed the real Saddam. Oh, that’s right, because our government told us. And of course they never lie to us, right?