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32,415,110 Shoes thrown at Bush.


December 18, 2008 in WEB WISE | Permalink


It would have been bad ass if he would have caught the shoe and thrown it back at the guy. Who just ducks?

Posted by: Chaz Comment Collective | Dec 18, 2008 5:59:40 PM

(this isn't meant to mean anything about the shoe incident or how it's perceived)

Also, I've traveled a lot and things which are insults to people of another culture never seem to cross over and offend me. Even when explained to me that it's a HUGE insult it just strikes me as novel and fascinating.

This guy showed me the bottom of his shoes!! That's a National Geographic moment for me, not a chance for me to take offense. The only cues I seem to pick up on are the animalistic ones like balled fists or squinted brows or increased speaking volume, etc. Of course, if someone threw a shoe at me that would be different, but more because of the "THROW" and not so much because of the "SHOE" part.

Posted by: CCC | Dec 19, 2008 6:00:41 AM

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