PERFIDY: the deliberate breaking of faith; betrayal of trust; treachery [Fr perfidie < L peridia < perfidus, faithless < per fidem (decipi), (to deceive) through faith < per + fides, FAITH]
This word seems the most apt characterization of George Bush and his bush league cabal. A politics of perfidy clearly describes his politics which would wage war based on lies born of a biased ignorance.
For Liberals and Conservatives alike, patriotism is an act of faith. Leaders who would abuse this public trust, do so selfishly.