The race is over. The Oscar for Best Documentary, Short Subject, goes to … “Saddam’s Dental Exam.”
Screenplay: First Brigade, U.S. 4th I.D.
Producer: P. Bremer Enterprises, Baghdad.
Director: the anonymous genius at U.S. headquarters who chose this clip as the world’s first view of Saddam in captivity.
In the old days, the conquered tyrant was dragged through the streets behind the Roman general’s chariot. Or paraded shackled before a jeering crowd. Or, when more finality was required, had his head placed on a spike on the tower wall. [Townhall Online]