This incident had me in side-splitting laughter. At the end of 8 years in office, there couldn’t have been a more better farewell for this joke of a president. Oh, why didn’t the shoes hit him? Why! Why! Why!
“This is a farewell kiss, you dog. This is from the widows, the orphans and those who were killed in Iraq.” – This is what the Iraqi journalist, Muntadar al-Zeidi, yelled before insulting, arguably and laughingly, the most powerful man on the planet.
How does America react to this? Does it ban shoes in press conferences? Or will it now provide training on how to dodge shoes? Or, better yet, how to pick them up and throw it back? Didn’t the SS expect this? Oh, they didn’t?! Where is their ground-breaking, state of art intelligence now?
The president of America, the leader of the new world, commander-in-chief of the most powerful army in the world, all this and more. And this is the kind of treatment he gets?
There couldn’t have been a more degrading, insulting, debasing, cheapening thing than this for the man. And thoroughly well deserved.
And a small note for Mr. Obama: Boy, you have some pretty lofty ‘shoes’ to fill in, eh? 😉