Book Review: The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder (2008)

“When impeachment hardly seemed enough”[1]
by Vincent Bugliosi
The Prosecution of George W. Bush for MurderReviewed by Brian Wright

Vanguard Press, 322 pages

“In many states and federally, the innocent agent doctrine is codified. Title 18 United States Code, §2(b) provides: ‘Whoever willfully causes an act to be done which if directly performed by him… would be an offense against the United States, is punishable as a principal.’

“In other words, if Bush personally killed an American soldier, he would be guilty of murder. Under the law, he cannot immunize himself from this criminal responsibility by causing a third party to do the killing. He’s still responsible. George Bush cannot sit safely in his Oval Office in Washington D.C. while young American soldiers fighting in his war are being blown to pieces by roadside bombs in Iraq, and wash his hands of all Continue reading