dictators

Saddam Hussein Wrote Erotic Fiction and Other Things I've Learned Today

I find it jarring to learn that, while I can't manage to churn out a book or even a short story these days, men like Saddam Hussein, Muammar Qaddafi and Kim Jong Il not only have run their nations with iron fists, dealt with international pressure, invasions and worked steadfastly to build nuclear programs (at least two of those guys did), all three of these rulers cranked out books as well.

A new document released in England this week revealed some private details about German dictator's personal habits. Aside from having some poor table manners, Hitler was also reportedly known to suffer from excessive flatulence. Is this an important historical document or a case of too much information?