- 19 Mar 2004
Source: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/iraq/article5352043.ece“He has got a broken arm and ribs, and cuts to his eye and arm,” he said. “He is being held by forces under the command of Muwafaq al-Rubaie [Iraq’s national security adviser]."
Truth indeed. I don't think ur average American realizes it but throwing ur shoes at somebody in the Arab world is about equal to spitting in someone face.Now if he could only have been that fast on his feet over the last 8 years...
The really funny thing about this is the poor schmuck is imprisoned and probably being tortured and everybody in the western world is laughing hysterically at his actions. I guess you really need to understand how multiple cultures work.
On the other hand if he tried that under Hussein his head would be decorating the gate post of one of the royal palaces now. Hmmm. Interesting situation.