I gave the President my book. He raised an eyebrow. “Who wrote this for ya, Geldof?” he said without looking up from the cover. Very dry. “Who will you get to read it for you, Mr. President?” I replied. No response.

Its all too easy to think of Bush as a war criminal presiding over a huge criminal enterprise, because, well, its true.  But its weird to touch on the fact that human monsters, intentional or accidental, are real human beings, too.  

I like to think it is personally empowering to realize this idea.  Toward that end, I suggest you read this interview:
(via ThinkProgress)