The difference is: hes on trial for the political murders of millions.
Thats the scenario behind The Saddam Dump: Saddam Husseins Trial Blog (National Lampoon Press), a new book put together by veteran National Lampoon writers Scott Rubin and MoDMan.
The book features web logs supposedly written by Hussein that poke fun at the deposed despots controversial, some say farcical, trial that is currently in its eighth month in a Baghdad courtroom.
All of the heckling, name-calling, judicial changes and Husseins unusual mood swings are addressed in rants such as Why I Invade My Neighbors, and A Kurd Judge Is A Pig Judge.
But the blogs humor doesnt leave America off the humor hook, either. One of the fake Saddam blogs offers this stinging defense: Imagine how many people George W. Bush would have to kill to stay in power [35 years].
The Saddam Dump plops onto bookshelves June 27.
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