Shoe-Throwing Iraqi Gets Three Years; Shoe-Throwing Americans Get Four Years


The sentencing for the most famous shoe-thrower outside of Klagg, Swedish Detective:

The Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at then-President George W. Bush was convicted Thursday of assaulting a foreign leader and sentenced to three years in prison, lawyers said. He shouted "long live Iraq" when the sentence was read.

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The sentencing for the shoe-throwers in Dupont Circle the night before President Barack Obama was sworn in (and for the rest of us)? Four to eight years of exactly what they asked for. Hope. Change. Rinse. Repeat.