“What, me worry?”

As a legal observer of the final presidential talking points exchange debate, the moment that stood out to me was when Mitt Romney pledged to “indict” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad “under the Genocide Convention.” This is not the first time Romney has expressed this sentiment, having told reporters last month that he would pursue legal action against Ahmadinejad.

Uh-oh! Mahmoud, watch out for that process server.

This is not exactly a “get tough” military option as much as an “empty symbolic gesture,” but that’s understandable, because, as the media can’t stop telling us, “women don’t like scary conflict.”

But what exactly is Romney talking about? How does one indict the President of Iran? Let’s journey down the rabbit hole of international law…

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* I’m not saying all West Virginians are both sexually deviant and stupid, but I do know a lot of them have parents who are first cousins. [The Intelligencer & Wheeling News-Register]
* I do really hate people who cut in line. A Crabcake Defense would definitely come in handy when I am in one of my moods. [Baltimore Sun]
* Nothing like some light and breezy riffing on genocide to kick off the weekend. [Brendan O’Neill via Instapundit]