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If the Shoe Fits, Fling it

When invited to make shoes for the "Craft Emergency Relief Fund" the first thought that came to mind were the shoes thrown at President Bush. Shoe throwing is the ultimate insult, a sign of contempt in Iraqi culture. As he was throwing the shoes, the Iraqi television journalist Muntadar al-Zaidi stood up and shouted "This is a goodbye kiss from the Iraqi people, dog." With his second shoe, Mr Zaidi said: "This is for the widows and orphans and all those killed in Iraq."

The attack was symbolic. Iraqis threw shoes and used them to beat Saddam Hussein's statue after his overthrow.

With "If The Shoe Fits, Fling It" I offer a few more shoes that in my opinion need to be thrown.

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