Thursday, March 12, 2009

Jail for the Hero, Mansions for Murderers

The courageous Iraqi journalist Muntader al-Zaidi who threw his shoes at the mass murderer bush received 3 years in prison for his actions. According to a recent poll by ABC News and the BBC, 62% of the Iraqi people consider him a hero with only 24% seeing him as a criminal. Meanwhile, the real criminal sits in his multi million dollar mansion in Dallas, polluting my state.

Iraqi artist Laith al-Amari was inspired by the incident to built this huge shoe statue with a poem honoring al-Zaidi. It resides in Tikrit.

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