http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080625/ap_on_re_eu/britain_mugabe_knighthood;_ylt=Agn4iB30_0KCD1MAGsDdU.Nw24cA Why this dictator Mugabe was ever knighted? What has he done for Great Britain? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080625/ap_on_re_eu/britain_rushdie_knighted;_ylt=AlBA9AbVO.5pP1Ga5IQIfSdw24cA Was it a personal decision made by HM? I doubt. Was it right to knight this so called 'poet'? What has he done for Great Britain? And the main question: why do the politicians sometimes make their hiding behind HM?