If you read other blogs, you've read this already and your jaw has already made contact with the floor, but if not....
Forget Stalin or Hitler.
The worst ruler in world history is Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, the Pentagon says.
"The Iraqi people will be free of decades and decades and decades of torture and oppression the likes of which I think the world has not ever seen before," Pentagon spokeswoman Victoria Clarke told a Pentagon news conference on Monday....
Bush the Elder, of course, said Saddam was "worse than Hitler."
And, of course, if asked to vote for the all-time worst dictator, a lot of conservatives would write in Bill Clinton.