As a colleague pointed out, these pictures of Saddam’s medical examination make Iraq’s former dictator look like, well, the Balrog.
Which raises the question: Why have we not sent Gandalf to Iraq???
The only reason I can think of is that a pair of hobbits are slowly making their way towards Baghdad, and we wish to keep the Enemy’s great fiery gaze turned elsewhere…
Um, yes, so December 17 is one day away.