Statue Honoring Bush Shoe Toss Erected In Tikrit

January 30, 2009

Iraq (ChattahBox) – The incident in which a reporter threw a shoe at George W. Bush has become a legend, one which has spread across borders, and throughout the entire world. Now, you can remember the action every time you visit Tikrit.

A large shoe statue, made after the ones that the reporter, Muntadhar al-Zeidi, tossed at the former US President, has been erected in the hometown of Saddam Hussein. It is made of fiberglass and copper, and contained a section that holds a number of plants.

The artwork is one of many tributes that have been made in honor of Zeidi’s insult, after it sparks amusement all over the globe, including the US, and has been commemorated with the creation of a number of spoofs online.


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