Skip to comments.Iraqi journalist hurls shoes at 'dog' Bush
Posted on 12/14/2008 12:29:40 PM PST by tomymind
BAGHDAD (AFP) An Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes and an insult at George W. Bush, without hitting him, as the US president was shaking hands with the Iraqi premier at his Baghdad office on Sunday.
As the two leaders met in Nuri al-Maliki's private office, a journalist sitting in the third row jumped up, shouting: "It is the farewell kiss, you dog," and threw his shoes one after the other towards Bush.
Maliki made a protective gesture towards the US president, who ducked and was not hit.
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Looks like a deer in the headlights to me.
I’ve worked with some Seccret Service agents for days and no way are they soft and it doesn’t matter who is President.
For the Secret Service: It’s GAME ON.
It it had been Kerry, he would have put in for another purple heart.
Just for the LOVE of FREEDOM
BUSH = FREEDOM Soldier for all
For once a Soldier,
...they are still Soldiers.
On Guard even in Eternity:
They have been trained to attack those that are successful, unless it is a successful entertainer or university employee.
The slow reaction of the secret service is shocking. There was plenty of time before the second shoe for one or two of them to jump in front or push him down to protect him. No doubt, this will be in future training videos for those who will be in charge of protecting a president. It is shameful that our President was left up at the podium and had to protect himself. I am sure that Laura is not happy about this.
This is upsetting to watch. I pray that President Bush returns home safely, and continues to serve us without another incident. Those watching over him must be more alert. Very scary.
Yep every liberal is hailing the idiot as a potential pulitzer winner.
Amazing how the liberals want us all to come together and sing Kum Bayah with Obama but they continue on with their disrespect to the office of the President.
Of course when someone as simple as Joe Wultzenberger questions their New Messiah Obama he is immediatly destroyed. Sad days ahead for America.
If this somehow transends into support for the President the Left will claim it was all a setup and staged for effect.
Heh. The guy is just doing what the American LameStream Media does every day.
Not anymore, though. Hussein will be worshiped by the “journalists” in D.C.
This Iraqi clown is an ungrateful jerk and should be fired. How pathetic is it—the man who helped give them freedom of speech is attacked.
Winston Churchill was treated the same way by the Brits after WW2.
And I've met quite a few of them.
Now, latest net joke ~ if this happened to Obama he'd just knock it aside with his manpurse. He'd leave the beat down on the reporter to Michelle.
A big insult in Arab culture...
He works for an Egyptian TV station.
He's probably on zero's payroll.
The irony here is had this been 5-6 short years ago, the dude would be executed for something like this.
W should have picked up the shoe and shoved it up the reporter's Muslim ass.
I love how the Iraqi agent on the right is staring down the photog. That is one no-nonsense look. He had the sense to not look at the shoe thrower when every other person in the picture is doing so, but to watch for potential danger from another direction.
Thanks for the ping; the pic and the commentary Jonny...
Not gum,indeed but shoooo/shoe... ing gun.ie:
Kiss your lost soul goodbye you yellow bellied/handed urinal ist!
& Pppfft to any and all Pres.Bush & US Secret Service bashers...They all do what the can to protect and defend,in more ways than we can count or fully comprehend!!!
& with God’s blessing and hand of (Primary Protection) over him and that of his Secret Service,(his secondary protectors!)
Great reflexes Dear Pres B.!
& Way to bounce back/deal with the koook!
& Last I checked Secret Service are human too, and react as fast as they can in any given sitch...
It’s obv over & over/year after year/day after day... they do their jobs well and aren’t done doing their part in protecting Pres B.
& all the while repecting Pres. B. as they should be/ as they clearly do!
Let the next batch look after incoming o hell to the noooooo...Because these guys clearly still have Pres. B’s back;front & sides covered, asap! He still resides!
Soooo glad You are okay, Dear President Bush... by God’s Protection & that of Your Secret Service,too.
No doubt about it!