Irish Greet Blair Book ... With Shoes, Eggs
Anti-war protesters show up for Dublin book-signing
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 4, 2010 8:22 AM CDT
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, right, attends a public book signing at Eason book store in Dublin, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010.   (AP Photo/Niall Carson, pool)
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(Newser) – Tony Blair may well wish he'd been drinking for today's book-signing in Dublin: Several hundred anti-war protesters awaited the former PM as he arrived at a bookstore in the city center, hurling everything from epithets to shoes, eggs, and a bottle, reports the Irish Times. The book-signing was the first since Blair released his memoirs this week, and the Times notes that those hoping for his John Hancock outnumbered the shoeless by 3 to 1.

 

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