08 Dec 15 - Iraqi Journalist Throws Shoes at President Bush Over Iraq War

In the News:
Bush's Iraq-Afghan farewell tour marred by dissent (Yahoo! News)

KABUL, Afghanistan – President George W. Bush wrapped up a whirlwind trip to two war zones Monday that in many ways was a victory lap without a clear victory. A signature event occurred when an Iraqi reporter hurled two shoes at Bush, an incident the president called "a bizarre moment."

But the president's message on progress in the region was having trouble competing with the videotaped image of the angry Iraqi who hurled his shoes at Bush in a near-miss, shouting in Arabic, "This is your farewell kiss, you dog!" The reporter was later identified as Muntadar al-Zeidi, a correspondent for Al-Baghdadia television, an Iraqi-owned station based in Cairo, Egypt.

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An Iraqi journalist throws his shoes at President Bush out of contempt for Bush over the Iraq war.

"It's the end," the journalist yelled as he hurled both of his shoes at Bush.

President Bush joked, "It was a size ten shoe," while the journalist could be heard yelling in the hall after being removed from the press conference.




I hope he is alright.

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