If you don't, Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi hurled one shoe at Bush and then the other one. AP reports that he has a book out.
I'm glad and hope it's a best seller.
If you've forgotten, he was immediately beaten and then taken into custody -- where he was beaten repeatedly. Tortured.
He is one more example of what a thug Nouri al-Maliki is.
You have to wonder how the conversation went at the White House when they decided Nouri was their partner for another term as prime minister. Did they use the tired one, the 'choice between two evils'?
They are the reason that peace has neither broken out in Iraq nor has it laid down roots.
The US government has ensured that it never will.
Peace in Iraq? Self-determination? Allowing either to take root would mean being unable to direct the oil flow. Saddam Hussein was put in place years ago for a reason. Thug Nouri's in place for the exact same reason.
"Iraq snapshot" (The Common Ills):