PressTV-‘Bush should be punished, not rewarded’

Former US President George W. Bush and  former Vice President Dick Cheney should be exposed and jailed for their crimes, not awarded medals, says an American analyst.

Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were awarded the Liberty Medal this week at the National Constitution Center.

The medal was awarded amid protests from veterans who blocked the entrance to the National Constitution Center.

Organizers from Veterans Against The War, a group of post-9/11 service members and veterans, said the protesters aimed to end “a foreign policy of permanent war and the use of military weapons, tactics and values in communities across the country.”

 US-based political analyst William Jones told Press TV in a phone interview on Monday that awarding the Liberty Medal to Bush was “completely ironic”.

He added that the only thing that was more ironic would be if Cheney received the award.

Jones said people like Bush and Cheney, who is a senior…

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