Saddam: a tribute

The Guardian’s _comment is free…_ has a nice piece entitled Saddam: a tribute by David Cox in which he talks about the frightening slide of Iraq from unacceptable repression into completely unmanageable chaos on the way to Armageddon.

Oh, John, you *are* a card!

‘It’s a shame when you see world-class players trying to get others booked’, says John Terry. Yes, I agree. Did Drogba just like the nice Camp Nou surface or does he need a hip replacement? If I see him in the street (unlikely, I know) I’ll tap his ankle to see what happens.