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Pie as Protest

In case you missed it, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman got a pie in the face while he was speaking at Brown on Earth Day. An environmental group called Greenwash Guerillas has taken credit, calling Friedman's idea of green "as fake and toxic to human and planetary health as the cool-whip covering his face."

Friedman got a little messy but wasn't hurt. Here's how it went down:

The LA Times has a great video index of some classic political pie-ings past and present. Check it out.

Is there someone from your life past or present whose face you'd like to introduce to a pie? If so, please explain.

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Belgian Noel Godin is the most famous pie-thrower in French-speaking Europe. His Wikipedia page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noel_Godin

Sent by Marc Naimark | 12:24 PM | 4-25-2008

I'd like to see Orrin Hatch get one in the kisser for nearly single-handedly keeping the food supplement industry alive and free of pesky truth in advertising and safety regulations. Whipped Fen-phen with ginkgo biloba sprinkles would do the job nicely.

Sent by Dave Wiley | 12:42 PM | 4-25-2008

Andrew Meyer also richly deserves dessert should he ever show his face in public again. "Don't pie me, bro!"

Sent by Dave Wiley | 1:11 PM | 4-25-2008

Dick Cheney... but i guess that's an obvious.

Sent by Gabistan | 3:30 PM | 4-25-2008