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Shoe Adieu: The Bush Legacy

Shoe Adieu: The Bush Legacy

(Global Pulse: December 18, 2008) Bush's last trip to Iraq as president will most likely be remembered due to a now famous pair of shoes. Over the past year, his legacy has been under sharp scrutiny in the international media. From the Iraq War and accusations of torture, to Katrina, the economic crisis, and the Axis of Evil, their coverage paints an unflattering picture of the Bush administration's tenure.

SOURCES: CCTV, China; CNN, U.S; NBC, U.S; RT, Russia; Al Jazeera, Qatar; TV5, France; KBS, South Korea; BBC, U.K.

Shoe Adieu: The Bush Legacy

(Global Pulse: December 18, 2008) Bush's last trip to Iraq as president will most likely be remembered due to a now famous pair of shoes. Over the past year, his legacy has been under sharp scrutiny in the international media. From the Iraq War and accusations of torture, to Katrina, the economic crisis, and the Axis of Evil, their coverage paints an unflattering picture of the Bush administration's tenure.

SOURCES: CCTV, China; CNN, U.S; NBC, U.S; RT, Russia; Al Jazeera, Qatar; TV5, France; KBS, South Korea; BBC, U.K.

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