Games Based on Iraqi Shoe Toss Incident Keep on Coming

December 19, 2008 -

By our count, Bush's Shoe Dodge (screen shot at left) is game #5 based on the now-famous incident in which an Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at President George W. Bush during a recent news conference.

Flash games based on Muntader al-Zaidi's shoe toss have been arriving on the Web at the rate of one per day. The latest offering comes from Atom. It's the second game in which you play as the President with the goal of dodging al-Zaidi's shoes. The other game based on Dubya's perspective is Flying BaBush.

Of the remaining games, in two (SockAndAwe and Can You Throw a Shoe at Bush?) you play as al-Zaidi, while in Bush's Boot Camp players assume the role of a Secret Service agent.
 


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Re: Games Based on Iraqi Shoe Toss Incident Keep on Coming

I hope they all games are very interesting.

 

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Re: Games Based on Iraqi Shoe Toss Incident Keep on Coming

You see this sort of spam everywhere nowdays, presumably it's all bots but wouldn't it suck if posting stuff like this was your actual full time job?

Re: Games Based on Iraqi Shoe Toss Incident Keep on Coming

Only if the pay was bad.

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Re: Games Based on Iraqi Shoe Toss Incident Keep on Coming

"...they all games?"  Really?

I hear they offer remidial english classes.  You may want to look into that.

Re: Games Based on Iraqi Shoe Toss Incident Keep on Coming

Why is the Viking Spam song from Monty Python's Flying Circus going through my head at the moment?

Oh, hell...

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