I guess we decided to ignore this part. I certainly understand why he did what he did. However, I expect this little factoid got in the way of the Dick Cheney bashing festival. Back to your regularly scheduled tea-bagger bashing campaign
Shouldn't you be giving him your lifetime freedom award for this? I mean here is a classic example of choosing freedom over peace no matter the cost and it seems like you are implying that it is a bad thing. At least Mandela put his actions to the test here.