December 14, 2008
The Mother of All Florsheims
"Hey, he might be a right-wing nut--but that's our right-wing nut you're aiming your wingtips at, Jack."
See Reuters: Bush on Farewell Visit to Iraq Dodges Flying Shoes. And "dog"? "Dog?" Bi-partisan WAC? notes that this stubborn Connecticut-born old money scion, ex-Texas governor and current commander-in-chief has issues--but he's still one of us:
BAGHDAD (Reuters, Dec. 14) - An Iraqi reporter called President George W. Bush a "dog" and threw his shoes at him on Sunday, sullying a farewell visit to Baghdad meant to mark greater security in Iraq after years of bloodshed.
Just weeks before he bequeaths the unpopular Iraq war to President-elect Barack Obama, Bush sought to underline improved security by landing in daylight and venturing out beyond the city's heavily fortified international Green Zone. [more]
Take that, running dog oil-swilling imperialist.
Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzbühel Desk) at December 14, 2008 11:59 PM