Matt Love of Edmonton, Alberta, in Canada called the Iraqi journalist's move "an act of great courage" and said that in showing his disdain for Bush, "He spoke for many millions of people."Learn what, to act emotionally when one disagrees with a head of state? To practice more violent dissent? Or to throw bigger shoes or practice harder? The 3 year sentence seems a little harsh but in comparison to what Saddam would have done, not so much. But whatever the case--pies, shoes, signs, insults--it's no wonder so many on the left felt immediate solidarity with al-Zaidi.
The 52-year-old retired Washington state department of transportation worker believes everyone can learn from the shoe thrower.
Friday, March 13, 2009
Shoe Throwers International
This is really quite amusing--people joining together worldwide to celebrate a crass act of failure. Said one fan: