In an act of supreme sarcasm, George & Laura Bush received the 2018 Philadelphia Liberty Medal for their work with veterans. One would say the invasion of Iraq must be small potatoes to the selection committee except that previous recipients include Shimon Peres, Bill & Hillary Clinton, Kofi Annan, Tony Blair, Robert Gates, George Bush Sr., Colin Powell, John McCain, Oscar Arias–a regular rogue’s gallery of war criminals.