Hail, Conquering Hero

If Tony Blair thought his re-election would put the Iraq war behind him, George Galloway is determined to prove him wrong. The newly elected M.P. for the antiwar, socialist Respect party has called the collapse of the Soviet Union "the biggest catastrophe of my life"; has told Saddam Hussein, "Sir, I salute your courage, your strength, your indefatigability"; and was expelled from the Labour Party for — among other reasons — saying Blair and George W. Bush had "attacked Iraq like wolves."

Last week his rhetoric served him well when he trounced a U.S. Senate committee that had...

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