Iraq Dedicates Statue To Man Who Threw Shoe At Bush
In Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein, a statue has gone up, dedicated to Muntadhar al-Zeidi, the Iraqi journalist tho hurled his loafers at President Bush during Bush’s last trip to Iraq. In the Arab world, it is considered a sign of disrespect to show someone the bottom of your shoe. Baghdad artist Laith al-Amari says the fiberglass-and-copper tribute is to honor the pride of the Iraqi people.Click here for reuse options!
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