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Iraq: The Irony in Al Zaidi's Shoe Throwing

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, North America, Iraq, U.S.A., Governance, International Relations, Law

Iraqi Pundit [1] discusses the case of Muntadhar Al Zaidi, the journalist who threw a shoe at President George W Bush, during his visit to Iraq late last year. “I have said before that I understand that he released the frustration of countless Iraqis, and I get why Iraqis and non-Iraqis have turned him into a folk hero. I just wonder whether they get the irony of his status,” he writes.