Monday, December 05, 2005

Ramsey Clark

As some of you may be aware, Ramsey Clark has joined Saddam's defense team. He's getting a lot of heat from the right wing, of course, as seen on CNN. I think Ramsey is a beacon of rational within a storm of sensationalism. How is it that our journalists (not to mention government) have forgotten that the cornerstone of a functioning free society is the right to a fair trial? How is it that the rules don't apply to everyone including Saddam? Everyone deserves a fair trial. Without that, the concept of truth and justice is meaningless. This is a clip from an interview i did with Ramsey during production of the S.P. DVD project. I've transcribed it before, but here's the man himself...