=v= Throwing shoes at George W. Bush might be a guilty pleasure (replete with Sock and Awe video game), but I have to admit that I've got a peacenik, Quakerly side that compels me suggest a gentler alternative:
Tempting though it may be to suggest that Dubya's next overseas visit should be to a certain well-stocked Footwear Museum, we should stick with our finer instincts, and that includes not lapsing into bad jokes. Like for example, the one about how he's a lame duck, but not a lame ducker. Or the observation that, of course he was able to dodge the shoes, he was at a press conference and thought they were questions. Thank you, thank you, I'll be here all week. Tip your waitrons and try the Veat®.