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Waxing poetic over a waxed tyrant

"Serendipity" is the art of accidental luck, of unexpected and unpredictable good consequences of circumstances. I used it earlier this week to describe our "accidental president," who did a better job than expected.

And now, the conversion of Saddam Hussein from ex-dictator to pinata has inspired Meryl Yourish and a veritable host of her readers to write haiku celebrating his passing, a case of Saddam going "from bad to verse."

As well as entertaining, they provide many wonderful examples of just why it was such a good thing that he ended up as guest of honor at a necktie party.


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Comments (2)

Rope. Tree. Dictator.... (Below threshold)
Cybrludite:

Rope. Tree. Dictator.
Some assembly required.
Burn in Hell, Saddam.

No, Saddam HusseinYo... (Below threshold)

No, Saddam Hussein
You can't have any pudding
Here's your just desserts




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