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This story is a 'shoe-in' for YouTube

December 16, 2008 | 10:45 pm

BushOur favorite YouTuber Hunter Walk reports that 62 of the top 100 most viewed videos on popular video-sharing site YouTube today involve our President and his Sole Mate, the shoe-hurling Iraqi journalist Muntather Zaidi.

Now blogger Robert Scoble points out that late-night funny man David Letterman used the incident to lob Internet shoe vendor Zappos.com another kind of projectile: a free plug.

Now is this a story that has -- ahem -- legs or what?

Yeah, yeah. Go ahead, throw something.

-- Jessica Guynn

Photo: At a protest in support of Iraqi journalist Muntather Zaidi. Credit: Abid Katib / Getty Images

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