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Should George W Bush be tried for war crimes?

Forget his job title for the moment... that's not going to last much longer... Isn't there a law that states there is no limitation on certain crimes or criminal acts to bring the perpetrator to "justice"?

Asked By: Hello - 9/20/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Of course. He has repeatedly violated the Geneva Convention. And he knows he will be tried. Everyone in his cabinet knows they will eventually go to jail. That's why they're cutting and running... More
Answered By: You're easily confused - 9/20/2007
Additional Answers (38)
for starters.
Answered By: boogiedownjenny - 9/20/2007
 
What war crimes? There has to be a crime in order to have a trial.
Answered By: T. Junior - 9/20/2007
 
no
Answered By: almost_wealthy - 9/20/2007
 
I agree, what war crime?
Answered By: mayride - 9/20/2007
 
Exactly what war crime has he committed?....I hate this war and cant stand Bush......but he has committed no crime......
Answered By: ohiofirefighter42 - 9/20/2007
 
no, but you should be tried for impersonating an american...
Answered By: dojoman - 9/20/2007
 
He should resign for violating his Oath of office, but he's not man enough for that.
Answered By: yeah_but_we_all_are - 9/20/2007
 
I hope you include Cheney, Rice and the rest, they are as much to blame. Bush was hardly the mastermind here.
Answered By: Limestoner62 - 9/20/2007
 
No.
Answered By: Libby I - 9/20/2007
 
After Clinton for allowing Bin Hidin to continue with his plans to attack us, whick he did.
Answered By: wudbiser - 9/20/2007
 
There are NO WAR CRIMES committed by George Bush...I guess if you had one to tell us about you would share it with us, but let's face it, this is just a "hate George Bush at all costs" question with no validity or truth attached...you libs should really lose the hatred and try reality every so often.
Answered By: makrothumeo2 - 9/20/2007
 
Perhaps in your question, you should've sited instances in which you believe he should be charged. We cannot forget his title for the moment, as his actions are all governed by what he must or chooses to do as President.
Answered By: bonstermonster20 - 9/20/2007
 
That's simple. no.
Answered By: grumpyoldman - 9/20/2007
 
I'd love to know exactly what war crime he committed. Since there are none I will go with no.............
Answered By: Brian - 9/20/2007
 
Of course... More
Answered By: just plain jim - 9/20/2007
 
Name one war crime. You can't. You probably think Hillary will do better. She is more corrupt than her husband. You libs need to grow up and start thinking for yourselves. What you see on TV is not real life.
Answered By: only p - 9/20/2007
 
We've been through this before. He can no more be prosecuted for war crimes than you can. There are no war crimes. Making mistakes does not constitute a crime.
Answered By: carly - 9/20/2007
 
Only if the democratic senators who also voted for the war, based on the same intelligence Bush received, are also tried. If you want to impeach Bush for anything, it should be failure to protect our borders... Other than infastructure, this is the main purpose of our government.
Answered By: rm0475 - 9/20/2007
 
He has not commited a war crime. Look at the links, he is not guilty of any of them. Sorry, you just have to wait until Jan '09 for him to leave office.
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Answered By: Lisa M - 9/20/2007
 
When he does a war crime, come back and we can talk. Reminder, you hating Bush is not a crime on him.
Answered By: Consul of Rome - 9/20/2007
 
And What is the Crime??? Last time I heard there's been no more attacks after 9/11 thanks to him...
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Answered By: Con4Life - 9/20/2007
 
no! What war crimes?
Answered By: dizneyland fan - 9/20/2007
 
george bush should be given free reins and support read the news what you all are calling a joke is more than anyone has anticipated we have ww111 brewing and the equal to adolph hitler is the enemy
Answered By: jim l - 9/20/2007
 
no
Answered By: stev - 9/20/2007
 
No crime, no time.
Answered By: John K - 9/20/2007
 
That's not for us to decide, it will be for the international community. To my knowledge and I may be misreading the law, by law any pre-emptive war is illegal and the offenders must be tried under international law... More
Answered By: Beatchanter - 9/20/2007
 
My personal opinions of Bush aside... More
Answered By: steddy voter - 9/20/2007
 
I have asked a question to every poster of this question for a long time. Maybe you can answer: What war crimes? Please be specific and provide your source. Thanks
Answered By: time_wounds_all_heelz - 9/20/2007
 
Yes, and after he is convicted of waging aggressive war against Iraq (which was a charge several nazis were convicted of), he and the rest of the high ranking members of his administration should all be tossed into a Supermax prison for the rest of their lives and kept in solitary confinement.
Answered By: zeldarblomqar - 9/20/2007
 
Absolutely not! George Bush has fought for freedom for all! Unlike other presidents, Bush acted. Saddam and his boys, and God knows who else, would take young girls and r**e them for days. They would kill members of families just because one member disagreed with their desires. Saddam used chemicals to wipe out... More
Answered By: Gracie Carlene - 9/20/2007
 
He will be. http://www.antiwar.com/news/?articleid=8560 http://www.rense.com/general64/du.htm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4440664.stm http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/1108/dailyUpdate.html http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/95178_du12.shtml
Answered By: blueridgeliving - 9/20/2007
 
No. He has done what he felt was best. Perhaps he has been advised incorrectly but he did act in what he felt was in the best interest of our country. Many other presidents have done similar things.
Answered By: florida gal - 9/20/2007
 
Wow, it's so hard for me to take this seriously. Hmm, let me see, do you know the definition of war crimes? Besides, how can he commit war crimes when he's been given the approval of Congress to wage this war? And you can't say it's because the UN didn't approve, because international law states that the US doesn't... More
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Answered By: Mark J - 9/20/2007
 
I see from the most of the answers that people love to remain deceived about the real cause of war. So they don't see any harm in sending our troops to kill people that have done nothing to America. Where is the evidence that Iraq or Afghanistan had anything to do with "terrorist" attacks?
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Answered By: MLF - 9/20/2007
 
Yes... More
Answered By: Barbara L - 9/20/2007
 
He's a criminal and he is the worst kind... More
Answered By: cantcu - 9/20/2007
 
Have all of you previous answerers forgotten how hard Bush fought to try to make torture legal? Even when the anti-torture bill passed by such a wide margin he couldn't veto it, he issued one of his usual signing statements, saying, "I'll enforce it as I see fit." In Bush-speak that means he won't enforce it at all... More
Answered By: ConcernedCitizen - 9/20/2007
 
Yes. Along with Donald Rumsfeld and the Joint Chiefs.
Answered By: Babs - 9/20/2007
 
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