The Americans have a problem. They have condemned Saddam Hussein to death. [OK, I know it’s supposed to be an Iraqi court, but we all know different].
The problem is this. If they hang him, they make him into a martyr. If they don’t then they are in for years of terrorism and kidnappings demanding his release.
I have got a simple solution.
Why not send him to Mars?
NASA have nursed that ambition for years and have been itching to go. Now they have their chance. They have their astronaut.
And the Iraqi’s will be happy. If they are pro-Saddam, they will have a hero. If they are anti-Saddam then they will see the sentence carried out [not by hanging, but the effect is similar].
So let’s start the countdown……….