What if everyone threw their shoes at American Presidents? I was surprised by Dubya's agility that day. I cannot deny it. He looked very human that day, too, crouching behind the lectern. I think Obama would have been able to easily dodge the soled missiles, but I am pretty sure both Biden and Trump would have taken the boot square in the face. The reality of their physicality would be jarring if it were to happen to either man. I think it speaks to the degradation of the office as it becomes more of a figurehead.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store