"Dressed in a white open-necked shirt and dark suit, Koran in hand, Saddam displayed all the disdain that he had as Iraq's dictator, standing steady and keeping his voice even as he challenged the Kurdish judge.
'I won't answer to this so-called 'court,' Saddam said.
'Who are you? What are you?' he demanded. "I retain my constitutional rights as the president of Iraq.'"
Sometimes no witty remark is needed.