And the Saddam Headline Winner Is ...

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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Saddam's been broken, and the power of the common people shall burst forth and flood the Iraqi countryside with drinkable democracy, irrigating the barren wasteland and irritating the hardliner neighboring nations. That's right—Insane Hussein has been sentenced to death via hanging, possibly via public access television. Now that the news has sunk in, one must wonder if his prime-time drop-and-snap will be both as painful and entertaining as the prevailing tabloid headlines of the day.

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New York Daily News: BAD NOOSE FOR SADDAM. A stellar example of an obvious pun. The NYDN should have been more inventive, like Saddam's men were with their torture methods.

NY Post: SADDAM FIT TO BE (NECK) TIED. Ironic, because Saddam's a swarthy beast of a man who was discovered hiding his bad self in a spider hole. Inventive, though.



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