The Age reporter Ed O'Loughlin obtains an audiocassette said to be from Saddam Hussein, plays it for everybody and his uncle in Baghdad, and concludes with a definite maybe.
Audiotapes from an undisclosed location? Authentication questions? A "weak"-sounding voice indicating injuries or sickness? I'm beginning to think that fabled 40 percent of the American public is right—Saddam and Osama really are the same person. Transcript here.