Anti-Bush activists, "in solidarity with the journalist in Baghdad who threw shoes at President Bush," plan to bring the shoe-chucking home when Bush returns. Jamilla El Shafei of the Kennebunk Peace Department, which has advocated for Bush's impeachment, is organizing a demonstration planned for January 19 at the White House.
El Shafei, in an e-mail sent out to dozens of activists, asked them to begin to collect donations of old shoes -- shoes that would then be tossed at the White House on Bush's last day in office.
The shoe-tossing theme is catching on in Iraq. An American patrol was pelted with shoes in a Shiite neighborhood and demonstrating Iraqis have waved footwear in the air in support of the journalist who threw the shoe heard round the world.
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