I questioned, in a recent article, whether matters with regard to making Saddam a martyr after his state "lynching" could be made any worse.
Well, it seems that the current administration in Iraq has managed to do just that; with the bungled hanging and decapitation of one of the two allies of Saddam, Barzan Ibrahim - Saddam Hussein's half brother - and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, who was chief judge of the Revolutionary Court.
Seemingly this bungled execution has been filmed, and the footage actually shows the decapitation of Barzan Ibrahim.
Officials claim that the video will never become public.
The USA, UN and EU have all expressed dismay at the execution, some more so than others.
Needless to say, this latest fiasco hardly draws the poison from those that claim the current administration in Iraq is merely a Shia mob intent on exacting retribution on the Sunni minority.