Friday, April 08, 2005

The Revolution is televised for Saddam.
Saddam Shaken as He Watches Election of Iraqi President

Saddam Hussein watched the election of Iraq’s new president on video and was shaken by what he saw, the country’s human-rights minister said.

"He was clearly upset. He realised that it was over, that a democratic process had taken place and that there was a new, elected president," Bakhtiar Amin said.

"It was not just the fact that there was a new president, but that the president was a Kurd. What’s more, it all happened without bloodshed," he said...