Bush a Shoe-In at Iraq Press Conference

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.

In some Chinese cultures, "raggedy shoes" are insults given to promiscuous women. Hmm.

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Comment by sAm on December 14, 2008 at 9:01pm
Ok, so he's not my favorite person, but I gotta hand it to him, all those years of doing uppers has really improved his reflexes. HAHA!
Comment by rp {|} // .MrPresident___++ on December 14, 2008 at 8:58pm
He's got the reflexes of spider monkey

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