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Artist Creates Tribute To Bush Shoe Thrower

First Posted: 03/01/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:00 PM ET


New York Post:

Iraqis have literally given former President Bush the boot.

A sofa-sized shoe monument was unveiled today in Tikrit - the hometown of the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein - in honor of the Iraqi journalist who threw his footwear at Bush last month during a Baghdad new conference.

Iraqi artist Laith al-Amari told Britain's Sky News that his copper and fiberglass sculpture is an homage to the pride of the Iraqi people and "not a political work."

Read the whole story: New York Post


Filed by Stuart Whatley  |