As many of you know, President Bush had a pair of shoes thrown at him during a surprise visit to Iraq.
What made me laugh, however, was how quickly the internet grabbed this story and ran with it. On the day it happened, youtube videos immediately went up, and most of them received hits in the several hundred thousand. I decided to wait 5 days to see what would happen. Here’s what I’ve found;
Several flash games have sprung up, and other sites have added George Bush Shoe merchandise to their product lists. My personal favorite is “Sock and Awe,” although it would be nice to see a leaderboard. Most ironic of all is the fact that “America” has thrown the most shoes, according to Sock and Awe.