He died of stretched neck syndrome - Granite Grok

He died of stretched neck syndrome

Sadaam met death a lot easier than many of his reign’s victims ever could have wished for.  Me?  I’m glad he is gone.  Not only has he paid the penalty for his crimes, it now seals off many of his followers dreams that he might be able to wangle his way out and return to power (and thus, their power).  That avenue is now gone forever. 

A good thing, indeed.

While those against any death penalty may think that this is cruel, I found it appropriate (H/T: Gates of Vienna):