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Protesters Join Iraqi Shoe Tosser

 (The Spokesman-Review)
(The Spokesman-Review)

Code Pink members Fred Bialy, left, and Toby Blome, right, both of El Cerrito, Calif., hang shoes outside a Marine Corps recruiting station during a protest in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday. In solidarity with an Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush during a Baghdad press conference Sunday, the anti-war activists held up shoes during an event billed as a Farewell Kiss Shoe-In.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Question: Do you think it's patriotic for Americans to show solidarity with a protest in which an Iraqi journalist showed his distain for George Bush by tossing his shoes at the American president?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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