Great catch! Obviously Bush knows what war crimes are and how “I was just following orders" didn't hold water - for the Iraqi - so it can't possiby hold water for the war criminals in his administration.
From Think Progress:
Just before launching his invasion of Iraq, President Bush went on national television to issue an ultimatum to Saddam Hussein, urging him to leave his country within 48 hours. Bush also had this message for “all Iraqi military and civilian personnel”:
George Washington law professor Jonathan Turley argues that this statement by Bush shows that “he and his administration knew that there is no ‘good faith defense’ in committing war crimes.”
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