Unacceptable Art in Iraq

The above statue, a tribute the Iraqi journalist and shoe-thrower Muntazer al-Zaidi, was removed from the site of an orphanage by Iraqi police. The AP story is here.

Al-Zaidi is currently in jail, awaiting trial — evidently, he was able to vote in the Jan. 28 elections.

One thought on “Unacceptable Art in Iraq

  1. coffee

    if the Iraqis use their democracy similarly to Americans, then they will re-construct the shoe sculpture after U.S. forces leave (since the original is destroyed now) and make the new one twice as big

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