Hero Iraqi shoe-hurler Muntader al-Zaidi probably had to get his balls electrocuted in prison so hard, and for what? To have his heroic act co-opted for a Colombian fabric softener commercial. A revolutionary's cruel, inevitable fate! [Copyranter at AnimalNY]
Let's not forget that the hero Iraqi Shoe Hurler was a journalist before he became a footwear projectilist. A certain portion of his colleagues think he disgraced his profession. They're wrong. Let's go to Muntader's brand new explanatory op-ed!
Muntader got off easy. US forces killed an Iraqi man today for throwing a shoe at them. AFP headline: "Iraqi 'shoe-thrower' shot dead by US forces." Not thatIraqi shoe thrower, though. Editors. Sheesh. Anyhow, throw shoes and die. [Breitbart]
Ululate your huzzahs, counterimperialist warriors: Shoe-hurling Iraqi journalist Muntader al-Zaidi is free from prison. Where he was tortured. So, Muntader, tell us, are you going to Disney World or what?
Iraqi—and, indeed, global—hero Muntader al-Zaidi, whose act of hurling his shoes at failed president GW Bush proved him superior to all other political journalists, is going to jail. Despite having an excuse: