Op-Ed: Bush Should Ask For Shoe Thrower's Pardon

The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush, Muntadhir al-Zaidi, faces up to 15 years in prison. Mark Bowden believes Bush should ask Iraq's government to pardon him. "A small outrage," he writes for The Wall Street Journal, "requires a grand gesture."

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