Um, wow. A person attending at a press conference in Iraqi given by President George W. Bush as a television reporter throws two shoes (yes plural) at our president (he dodges them). This happened during W's unannounced visit to Iraq to host the ceremonial signing of the big agreement. According to MSNBC, the sole of the shoe, and, presumably, the throwing thereof, is considered "an insult" in the Arabic culture. No kidding.
From the Huffington Post:
Wall Street Journal columnist and former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan and former John McCain adviser, Time columnist, and MSNBC contributor Mike Murphy were caught on tape disparaging John McCain's selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate.