How many other Iraqis would give anything to have been in Samir’s position?
Geneva Conventions aside for a second… if you were a man representing an oppressed, tortured and mutilated people… and had the opportunity to look the one man in the eye that made it all possible… what would you do?
Frankly, Saddam’s probably lucky a few punches in the mouth was all he got. I’ve seen worse beatings outside bars in Vancouver.
Just imagine if Hitler was pulled out alive from his bunker by a Jew?
Or if Stalin was deposed and captured by prisoners of the Gulags?
Samir truly is an icon for all those before him who have suffered through oppresion and tyranny.