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Code Pink Socks It To Bush With Shoe Protest

It was only a matter of time before Bush's opponents at home took advantage of last weekend's shoe attack to highlight their frustration with the President. Code Pink, the infamous group of women for peace, gathered outside the White House and in Berkeley, CA yesterday to hold a "Farewell Kiss Shoe-In" for President Bush.

Just like the Iraqis, who gathered in the streets carrying shoes to show their solidarity with the jailed journalists, the women of Code Pink picked up, or untied, the latest symbol of dissent. One member explained the group's motivation:

"It's outrageous that al-Zaidi could get two years in prison for insulting George Bush, when Bush is directly responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million Iraqis and 4,200 U.S. troops, and 5 million displaced Iraqis. The one who should be in jail is George Bush, and he should be charged with war crimes."

While the shoe demonstration could be seen as a little predictable, perhaps Bush only invited it when he said about his attacker, "I don't know what the guy's cause is." With banners dedicating shoes to the "widows, orphans and those killed in Iraq," Code Pink offered Bush an explanation. Check out the pics from the White House protest.


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UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
You may not have lost your balls, but you've lost your perspective for the truth... :oy:
pinkandbluefilms pinkandbluefilms 8 years
Coming Soon from Pink and Blue Films, " THE " ALTERNATIVE " W,The Movie! " and Unlike OLIVER STONE, We Haven't Lost Our Balls!
pinkandbluefilms pinkandbluefilms 8 years
THERE'S FAR MORE THAN A SHOE COMING TOWARDS GEORGE W. BUSH! " THE" ALTERNATIVE "W THE MOVIE" coming straight from the edge of Pink and Blue Films. THIS ONE TAKES A SIDE!
stephley stephley 8 years
"Is no one in control of themselves anymore... are we all free to give into our personal rage and disappointment because we don't like our President?" Rage at injustice and possible criminal behavior by a president is not ego, it is the duty of citizens to voice our concerns about what is done in our names.
kranky kranky 8 years
Right, right... in my haste to judge I DID forget that.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
Or get new shoes Kranky.
kranky kranky 8 years
diadem- Great. Code Pink just drives me batty. They all seem so self-grandizing, but I pretty much disagree with them all the time so I *might* be biased. Am I offbase to think of these women as self-aggrandizing? I feel like if they were really interested in changing the world they would get involved in a practical way. A very judgemental part of me thinks that their main goal in life is to get on TV.
mydiadem mydiadem 8 years
Kranky, they always have been. Remember the Clinton impeachment and adultery stuff.
kranky kranky 8 years
I am amazed at the round-about justifications that people give for acting like idiots these days. Is no one in control of themselves anymore... are we all free to give into our personal rage and disappointment because we don't like our President? Were people always this egotistical, or I am just now noticing?
kastarte2 kastarte2 8 years
Did the pumps not match his dress?
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
Organic, That's because Dave was wearing pumps. Not a good look for him.
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
In my dream, there is a giant watercooler, but it's filled with milk. But it didn't taste like milk. And there's this giant mosquito who is trying to get to the milk. So, I drink the milk, but my teeth started to fall out, which was unexpected. And Dave was there, but he didn't look like Dave, and that was freaking me out.
laceymace laceymace 8 years
In my dreams that jerk goes to jail for war crimes and takes Cheney with him.
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
Yeah, because babies lost to abortion was also GWB's fault.
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
whats funny is that right before "widows" on that banner is "babies lost to abortion".... the picture must have cut it out...
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
Is there a whining emoticon?? That would be more on target.
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
Oh wait sorry, the Code Pink ladies like to that - :cry:
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
:cry: no no don't pick on Fox!
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
More qualified than Sarah Palin!
Michelann Michelann 8 years
Oh no! Insults to Fox News cut to the core.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
Please these women needed an excuse to get new shoes "but honey I need a new pair, I had to put the other ones in my important but blatantly pointless protest" If that wasn't sexist then that was really rude.
stephley stephley 8 years
Then they'll just be like Fox is now.
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
I'm thinking it will be like a "Please stand by" sign and some Muzak.
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
I wonder what MSNBC is going to play while Obama is in office. After 8 years of nonstop Bush bashing, they're not going to have anything to talk about.
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
Thanks, I thought so! :)
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