Volume 78 - Number 34 / January 21 - 27, 2009
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Throw a Shoe

Villager photo by Jefferson Siegel

Last chance to shoe Bush doesn’t get any traction
There was a plan reported by the Indypendent newspaper to throw shoes at this portrait of outgoing President George W. Bush in Union Square to commemorate the end of the Bush administration. Participants would be provided with shoes to chuck. But the picture sat virtually unnoticed at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Apparently most people had been too busy watching the inaugural festivities.


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