The ultimate insult in Iraq is having a shoe thrown at you, or being hit with a shoe. Remember the statue of Saddam Hussein being beaten? Or this guy beating a picture of Saddam with a shoe?
Well, over the weekend, President George W. Bush was in Iraq giving a speech when an Iraqi journalist threw two shoes at him. Bush's "quick like a cat" reflexes got him out of the situation - of course, Secret Service agents jumped on the guy and dragged him out...