Monday, December 15, 2008

Journalist hurls shoes at Bush in Iraq

Apparently this is the supreme insult in this part of the world. An Iraqi journalist took off both shoes and hurled them one at a time at U.S. President George W. Bush during a press conference in Iraq.


BBC News

Bush gets the shoe slap treatment from angry Iraqi
United Press International - 1 hour ago
By MARTIN SIEFF WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- In the end, the Iraqi people did not bid farewell to US President George W. Bush with gratitude or wreaths of victory.
Video: Bush's Unwelcomed Surprise CBS
Bush shoe thrower cools his heels in jail CNN International

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