Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao today joined the short list of world leaders who have had shoes thrown at them by angry protesters. You can see the immediate aftermath of the incident in this clip:
'Shame on you!' shout some observers in the crowd.
On the other hand, should we consider ourselves fortunate to live in a free society where such protests - shameful or not - can at least happen without the protesters being shipped off to a labour camp and never seen again?
Article: The Times
It would be an ironic twist if the shoe turned out to be made in China, wouldn't it?