Sarah Palin escapes flying tomato attack(Read article summary)
Sarah Palin dodged flying tomatoes yesterday in Bloomington, Minnesota
Itâ€™s December. Time for holiday traditions.
Most of us engage in the standard holiday fare. Putting up Christmas trees. Lighting the Menorah. Some have a more unconventional approach. The gang in the sitcom â€śItâ€™s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,â€ť for example, celebrates by throwing rocks at trains.
Maybe thatâ€™s where the idea came fromâ€¦.
For the second year in a row, December has been the month where people throw things at politicians.
Much like Bush, Palin was unscathed in the attack. As you recall, Bush escaped because of his ninja-like dodging moves. Palin avoided disaster because the assailant was a bad shot. A really bad shot.
Tomatoes Going Rogue
At some point during the four hour engagement, a man perched on a second floor balcony hurled two tomatoes at Palin. The rapidly-moving
vegetables fruits didnâ€™t come close. One onlooker said they missed by at least 10 feet.
That didnâ€™t mean the aggressor was unsuccessful however. He managed to hit two people. Who happened to be cops.
Needless to say, an arrest quickly followed. Jeremy Paul Olson, was charged with assault and disorderly conduct.
No comment (except on global warming)
Is Palin talking about it? Nope.
â€śObama should boycott in light of bogus "findings"Public leary re:snake oil science,he must take stand on climategate,â€ť she tweeted.
She might just have some supporters at her next book signing event. Palin heads to Billings, Montana today to sign copies of her book. At 7 a.m., the temperature there was six degrees below zero.
Hey, we'll never throw tomatoes at you. But if we do, we'll tell you about it beforehand on Twitter. So follow us!