Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao gets shoe thrown at him in UK -- Reuters

President Bush isn't the only one getting shoes tossed his way. Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao was in Europe yesterday giving a speech at Cambridge University in the UK when a protester in the audience threw a show at him, calling Wed a "dictator."

China's foreign ministry spokeswoman denounced the actions of the protester and hailed the Prime Minister trip to Europe as a important step forward in Sino-European relations.

Seems like throwing shows is becoming a popular way to express your anger and discontent towards an individual. It becomes all the more meaningful considering a great many cultures and people in the world also think of it as the "ultimate insult."

Leaders be ware...