Saturday, August 29, 2009

shoe thrower to be released early

The Iraqi Shoe Thrower, who proved GWB 43 had reasonable reflexes, and could get out of the way of an object hurled at him appears to have been behaving well.


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An Iraqi journalist imprisoned for hurling his shoes at former President George W. Bush will be released next month after his sentence was reduced for good behavior, his lawyer said Saturday.

Muntadhar al-Zeidi's act of protest during Bush's last visit to Iraq as president turned the 30-year-old reporter into a folk hero across the Arab world, as his case became a rallying point for critics who resented the 2003 U.S. invasion and occupation.
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