Quotes of the week

“Thanks be to God, Muntazer’s act fills Iraqi hearts with pride. I’m sure many Iraqis want to do what Muntazer did. Muntazer used to say all the orphans whose fathers were killed are because of [U.S. ‘President’] Bush.”

Brother of the shoe-tossing Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi; Reuters notes that “Throwing shoes at someone is the worst possible insult in the Arab world”

“I didn’t feel the least threatened by it.”

— “President” Bush, boasting like a frat boy that he wasn’t rattled by the flying shoes, although the video indicates otherwise…

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