Daily Archives: January 27, 2004

Iraq: Sideshow Saddam

From Enduring Vision, my history book: “For a time after his surrender, Sitting Bull suffered the ignominy of appearing as an attraction in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show” (480).

Imagine if, for punishment, Saddam Hussein was subjected to American reality TV show appearances and sitcom cameos. I’m not necessarily advocating it; I’m just imagining it.

[01/28/04 – EDIT: I agree with Lloyd’s comment and clarify my intentions in the following day’s entry.]