Re: TheGodBen Revisits Deep Space Nine
^ I think you've given more thought to the UBC than the writers did. Honestly, I think the whole thing with the UBC was written in at the last minute. I sincerely doubt either the actor or the writers knew at the time of the episode that this wasn't the "real" Bashir.
"You do not understand, but you will." - Kosh to Sheridan, in "Interludes and Examinations."