Warrior King: The Case for Impeaching George Bush (2003 book)

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The Warrior King: The Case for Impeaching George Bush (ISBN 1560256060) by John C. Bonifaz, MacArthur Fellow and founder of the National Voting Rights Institute in Boston, was published December 10, 2003, by Nation Books.

"On February 13, 2003, Bonifaz and a coalition of US soldiers, parents of soldiers, and six members of Congress sued President George W. Bush and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, seeking to prevent them from waging an undeclared and illegal war on Iraq.

"The federal courts ruled that they couldn't decide the case because it raised 'political questions' to be addressed only by the political branches of government. In effect, the federal court stated that it did not matter if Congress shirked its duty and let the President trample on the Constitution--the judiciary would only stand on the sidelines and watch. Warrior King examines both the causes and consequences of George W. Bush's illegal war and, given the judicial ruling, asks, 'Where does that leave we the people?'" [1]