Top 10 Reasons It Wasn't a Latino Who Threw Shoes at Bush

The chanclaso heard 'round the world

By Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor
Published on LatinoLA: December 15, 2008

Top 10 Reasons It Wasn't a Latino Who Threw Shoes at Bush

10. Latinas have a 98% chance of hitting a target with a "chancla."

9. Those weren't Stacy Adams. They were from the Bagdad "segunda".

8. Would have wanted them back, autographed, so we could sell them on eBay.

7. Would have thrown someone else's shoes.

6. As a race, we are socio-culturally conditioned to be unsure about the condition of our socks.

5. Latina wives would never believe the old story that you came home with no shoes because: "I threw them at the President".

4. Not a barrio-authenticated "patada". The ruling is, one has to be in the shoes to get full credit.

3. The smell of nachos would have initiated collateral damages.

2. Dick Cheney has much slower reactions.

1. Reporters for Latino publications shoes are oftentimes not paid off yet.

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