Muntadar al–Zaidi’s trial is set for December 31, 2008 where he faces up to 15 years for “aggression against a foreign head of state” which the BBC reports could be reduced to a lesser charge of “attempted aggression” (I didn’t make that part up). No one was injured during the attack except for the shoe-wielding assailant. Muntadar al–Zaidi’s brother told BBC reporters that he has been abused in detention and plans to file a legal suit over his injuries.
The scheduled trial date was specifically selected to provide Christmas cheer and entertainment to Black Water thugs.
Since a number of individuals including al–Zaidi have referred to Bush as a dog, the Obama’s are reconsidering the adoption of a new White House mutt and may elect to keep George Walker Bush instead.