The Corner

Romanian Justice

The end of the Ceausescus was not quite as summary as I said in my column

yesterday, though it was nothing like the years of legal wrangling we can

look forward to in the case of Saddam, and are witnessing in the case of

Milosevic. The Ceausescus — a wit once described their style of

kleptocratic Leninism as “socialism in one family” — got a brief,

closed-door trial before getting their tickets punched. Here is the

transcript from freerepublic.com.

Here is a fuller report on the fall of the Ceausescus.

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