Mcgregor Blasts Bush And Blair Over War On Terror

Actor EWAN MCGREGOR has blasted GEORGE W. BUSH and former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Trainspotting star is furious ex-U.S. President Bush has not been called to account for his decision to invade the two countries - and is dismayed Blair never apologised for the U.K.'s involvement in the controversial conflict.
He insists it was right the former British leader gave evidence to the Iraq Inquiry in London earlier this year (10) but is adamant the two ex-politicians should be made to provide more answers.
MCGregor says, "My thing about politicians is that ultimately they're never really accountable for what they do. I think that's awful. No one goes, 'Wait a minute, Tony - before you go, don't you think we have a right to know about this and this?' People are dead, there's blood on the streets, and is anyone accountable? I was pleased that Blair had to sit down and answer for his decisions. And saddened that Bush never will.
"Bush has retired to the golf course. I cannot stomach that. It's not right. Blair hasn't said sorry or, by all accounts, made any comment to the kids who lost their arms and legs and eyes. Probably thousands of kids - and he hasn't visited them. I don't know how you live with yourself, really."


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Stick to Acting or even motorcycles..... Don't end up being another Sean Penn.
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Bush & Blair will apologize when McGregor apologizes for Star Wars I, II and III... and Moulin Rouge!
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It would be nice if the war would end very soon....and I agree with the comment made ,,,,The former President should visit those people who have been wounded from the war...It is very strange that this past President hasn't taken charge of that and make it a priority............
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Obama could pull the troops out tomorrow if he wanted to so why don't you go and hold him to account? And while your at it, go hold ROMAN POLANSKI to account for raping a child. So easy directing your morality spot light while sitting on your arse moaning about decisions made 7 years ago. Why didn't you say something then? Go make a decent film and stop crying like a child seeking attention through making stale political comments.
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@ jacqueline - During his time in office President Bush has met with the wounded and their families as often was possible without any cameras present for privacy. Bush even visited the troops wounded in the Ft Hood shooting AFTER HE WAS OUT OF OFFICE: blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2009/11/fmr-president-george-w-bush-visits-ft-hood-visits-soldiers-wounded-in-thursday-shooting-rampage.htmlRead on:urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_bush_mcnaughton.htmAnd on:georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2007/07/20070725-4.htmlBush made 16 trips to Bethesda:www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/22/AR2008122201840.htmlIt's easy to join the mob and pile on without knowing the truth. You can hate the man for many things, but not supporting the troops or wounded warriors is NOT one of them.
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@ Begley, I don't hate anyone, except the devil & his entourage !!!!!!!!! presidents are not to be blamed, the people elect the president, what happens after that , you have to go to the root of the problem, to solve anything......... Just my personal opinion..........
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What about now ?????? I wonder if past Presidents still continue to visit the wounded soldiers, who faught for our country, these people need to be recognized and not be put on the back burner, so to speak !!!!!!!!!!!!!! The war HAS to stop.If women were in charge there would not be any wars...................
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