This is/will be the highlight of Bush's "secret last visit" to Iraq. Not what he was expecting, since it will likely be recalled as he continues to try and build his legacy.
Factor by which an Iraqi in 2006 was more likely to die than in the last year of the Saddam Regime: 3.6
Factor by which the cause of death was more likely to be violence: 120
Chance that an Iraqi has fled his or her home since the beginning of the war: 1 in 6
Portion of Baghdad residents in 2007 who had a family member or friend wounded or killed since 2003: 3/4
Would we think it funny if Bush lost his eye?"Blind me once, shame on you. Blind me twice... won't get blindeded again."
Would we think it funny if Bush lost his eye?
Can we talk about the fact that during the interval between shoe one and shoe two--several seconds, which is an eternity from a security standpoint
"Palestinian journalists in the West Bank town of Ramallah joked about who would be brave enough to toss their shoes at Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, another U.S. official widely disliked in the region." *
Why did he dodge so well?If I was Bush, and I was visiting Iraq, of all places, then I think I'd be quite primed to duck and dodge incoming projectiles during my whole visit.
Why did he dodge so well?
Is that why all those news reports also helpfully point out that being called a dog is a specific insult in "their" culture too?
Al-Zeidi's family went to the Central Criminal Court expecting to attend a court hearing for him, said his brother, Dhargham. He added they were told the investigative judge went to see him in jail and that they should return in eight days.
"That means my brother was severely beaten and they fear that his appearance could trigger anger at the court," he added.
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