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Man Throws Shoes at Bush

In Lebanon, Students Find Hero In Iraqi Shoe Thrower

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

* Scroll down for video As former President Carter ended his trip to Lebanon where he spoke to a crowd of students about peace and was only interrupt...

Shoes Thrown at Bush Revealed to Have Message on Bottoms

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

Canadian Protesters Stepped Up Efforts For Bush Visit, Built 'Shoe Cannon'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

More than 100 protesters chanted "war criminal" and flung shoes in Calgary on Tuesday, angry that former U.S. President George W. Bush was in the Cana...

Top Ten Alternate Punishments for the Iraqi Shoe Thrower

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

5. Obliged to lend his tootsies, at will, to any charitable Foot Fetish Galas (expected to show up in formal leather choker, spiked armlets and chain-link leash).

Bush Shoe Thrower Monument In Iraq Quickly Taken Down

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A shoe monument was put up yesterday in Tikrit, Iraq, to honor the journalist who threw his own shoes at former President Bush last month. Reuters ...

Out Of Line: Shoo Bush

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg


The 12 Most Viral Web Stories of 2008

Jonah Peretti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonah Peretti

The web changed forever the moment that Iraqi journalist threw his shoes at President Bush. Or at least it changed for two or three days as the animated gifs and games flooded the Internet.

Pardon the Shoe Thrower

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The trial of the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush was postponed on Tuesday. They are trying to decide whether to charge him with assaulting or just insulting Bush.

Kenneth Coles & Grassy Knolls: The Sole Assasination of a Bush Legacy

Barry Michael Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barry Michael Cooper

Though President Bush adroitly ducked the projectile shoe, his legacy was most assuredly assassinated by a pair of oxfords.

Oh Christmas Shoe - Oh Christmas Shoe.

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael DeJong

In the Netherlands as it is customary, if shoes are properly placed out for Santa and filled with the goodies he enjoys most, I'm certain he'd fill all of them, big or small.

Morning Joe's Week In Review (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Morning Joe" co-host Willie Geist delivered his top five stories of the week Friday. His most ridiculous stories of the week: 5. Violent democracy ...

Shoe Hurled At Bush Flies Off The Shelf

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) -- The shoe hurled at President George W. Bush has sent sales soaring at the Turkish maker as orders pour in from Iraq, the U.S. a...

2009: The Year of the Shoe

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

2009 will be the year of the shoe. Within weeks, somewhere in Europe, disgruntled students will pour into the streets, remove their old sneakers and hurl them at the powers that be.

Muntadir al-Zaidi and Us

William E. Connolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William E. Connolly

It is a pity that more American journalists have not appreciated the heroism of Muntadir al-Zaidi, the way he spoke for us as well as for them when he threw his shoes at Bush.

Throw Us Your Shoes (in Pictures)

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Ostertag

The world wide eruption of support for shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi continues. Demonstrations throughout the Middle East. All kin...

Why the Media Taint-Mongers are Continuing to Wrongfully Accuse Obama

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bob Cesca

A physical assault on President Bush failed to knock the Obama taint meme out of the cable news roundelay of hackery. They're visibly reacting -- knee-jerking and overcompensating, really, to eight years of chronic narcolepsy.

Bush Shoe-Thrower Elicits Editorial Reactions

James Freedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Freedman

World Editorial Roundup for December 16, 2008.

A Hard Day at the Office

Carolita Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolita Johnson


Obama's Press Policy: Is Muckraking the New Shoe-Throwing?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Hey, keep your shoes on! Just because Obama's in office, that doesn't mean journalism is going to be okay! Is the media business model still collapsin...

Jason Linkins

Bush Shoe Thrower: Press Asserts al-Zaidi Had Saddam, Baathist Connections | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It seems to be emerging as an accepted fact that the reporter who threw both his shoes at Bush this weekend had specific ideological connections to Saddam Hussein and/or the Ba'ath Party.

Secret Service Issues New Policy: Bloggers to Go Shoeless

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

The security organization took a preemptive position, requiring that all bloggers and journalists would be required to remove their shoes before entering secure zones.

The Painfully Unwatchable White House Christmas Video

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

2008-12-16-bushbarney.jpg The blend of shock, incredulity, and stomach cramps I felt when I watched the first 30 seconds of the Barney Christmas video I will not soon forget.

Forget the Shoe, Throw the Book

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Face it, we've all thrown things at Bush. How many times during one of his inane speeches have you, me, I, us, We, the People, hurled objects at the TV, from obscenities to the remote?

Throw My Shoes Too!

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

In support of Mr. al-Zeidi, I urge you to go to Throw My Shoes Too! and put up a picture of your own.

"Shoe Tossing" - An Arab Perspective

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dean Obeidallah

It should be noted that there were at least 30 or 40 other pairs of Arab shoes in the press conference that were not thrown. In fact, many of the Iraqi reporters tried to stop the "shoe insurgent."