Last week, delegates to the Presbyterian Church USA's (PCUSA) General Assembly in Birmingham, Ala., voted to undo their hateful 2004 anti-Israel divestment resolution.
Smoked out of his rat hole by the U.S. Army, there was the Iraqi dictator, not spewing propaganda but having his heavily bearded mouth probed by a latex-gloved medic. The doctor may not only have been extracting a DNA sample but searching for a cyanide capsule -- the type used by Nazi henchmen Heinrich Himmler and Herman Goering to escape final justice.
In the overall scheme of things, the incident doesn't seem to merit more attention than the screaming headlines in England's tabloid press. After all, with the world anxiously awaiting the next terrorist shoe to drop on civilization, why make a big deal over "private" comments made recently by the French ambassador to St. James Court at a private dinner party in London.