Foe Chucks Tomatoes at Palin, Hits Cop
Man busted after not-so-near miss at book signing
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 8, 2009 3:21 AM CST
Updated Dec 8, 2009 6:29 AM CST
Jeremy Olson, 33, was arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.   (Bloomington Police Department)
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(Newser) – A Minnesota man is facing assault charges and taunts about his lousy aim after lobbing two tomatoes at Sarah Palin during a book signing yesterday. The man chucked the tomatoes from the second floor of the Mall of America in Bloomington as Palin signed autographs below. He missed by a full 10 feet and instead hit a police officer in the face, Fox reports. The incident didn't halt the signing.