What Were Some Embarrassing Presidential Situations?

Shoe Attack 1 of 11

In what became known as the "shoe heard round the world," an Iraqi journalist tossed his shoe at president George W. Bush during a news conference  in Baghdad. The incident sparked an all out media blitz on the internet complete with parody videos, but as usual our leader dodged the object in good stride. In retrospect that whole incident seems to be a metaphor for how Bush dealt with the waves of criticism during his administration.