Former Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind has accused the US of delaying the verdict in Saddam Hussein's trial to coincide with the mid-term polls.
I have to say, the same thought had occurred to me. In fact, I'm kicking myself for not mentioning it on Gruts a couple of days ago, because I could now be suing yer man Rifkind for plagiarism, probably.
What are the odds, do you reckon, of the Americans capturing or killing Bin Laden just before the next presidential elections, with Republican candidate, Condoleezza Rice, taking the credit?
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