Taking a swipe at Bush: Zaidi-inspired shoe game on Internet

December 17th, 2008 in Technology / Internet
A man plays the Internet video game Sock and Awe which consists in throwing a virtual shoe at US President George Bush
An image grab taken from footage broadcast by the Al-Arabiya news channel shows US President George W. Bush (L) reacting as an Iraqi journalist hurls one of his shoes at him during a joint press conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki (R) in Baghdad on December 14. Anyone can take a virtual swipe at the US leader on the Internet thanks to a new game.


An image grab taken from footage broadcast by the Al-Arabiya news channel shows US President George W. Bush (L) reacting as an Iraqi journalist hurls one of his shoes at him during a joint press conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki (R) in Baghdad on December 14. Anyone can take a virtual swipe at the US leader on the Internet thanks to a new game.

Following in the footsteps of the Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at President George W. Bush, anyone can take a virtual swipe at the US leader on the Internet thanks to a new game.



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