Not to Be Outdone Dept.: NY Times Gives Saddam the 'Charismatic Leader' Look

This previous post from Friday night shortly after his hanging noted that CNN was giving Saddam Hussein the "Deceased Statesman" look.

The NY Times (HT Hot Air; scroll down, and look on left; direct link to pic is here; pic below is from my host's hard drive) has in a sense outdone CNN by giving Saddam the look of a charismatic, and from all appearances beloved, leader:

One suspects that this is just a warm-up for Castro when his time comes.

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