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You can buy George W. Bush’s portraits of US military veterans

by | 5th, March 2017

Former US president George W. Bush’s portrait of post-9/11 US veterans is on sale. Called  Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors , all author proceeds will be donated to the  George W. Bush Presidential Center , “a non-profit organization whose Military Service Initiative works to ensure that post-9/11 veterans and their families make successful transitions to civilian life with a focus on gaining meaningful employment and overcoming the invisible wounds of war”.

The book’s authorship and the eponymous ‘Center’ suggest the project is mostly about Bush, rather than the veterans. But do we mind the grandstanding so long as the hurt get help?

Can we overlook what many see as the ‘ lies ‘ that led to Bush declaring the “second stage of the war on terror” on 11 March 2002, six months after 9/11? The Bush administration went looking for the enemy. It identified Saddam Hussein and then

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