Saddam is dead, no news there. But President Bush’s comments are telling, both in his own views of what is going on and what he may think democracy really is:
It is an important milestone on Iraq’s course to becoming a democracy that can govern, sustain, and defend itself, and be an ally in the War on Terror.
What does killing someone who, admittedly, did horrible things have to do with becoming a democracy? Sure, being able to try criminals fairly (which President Bush mentioned just before this quote) is very, very important. But I fail to see how an execution makes Iraq more of a democracy.