Perino Back—With Shiner

Press secretary takes a hit during shoe melee
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Dec 16, 2008 1:19 PM CST
Perino took a hit during the shoe-throwing incident over the weekend.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – White House Press Secretary Dana Perino took a hit for her boss during the Iraq shoe fiasco, Gawker reports. The unsung victim came home with collateral damage—a black eye she's dubbed her "shoe-venir." Perino was hit by a microphone pole sent flying by Bush's lead agent as he jumped to rescue the president from the flying boots, MSNBC details.