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Hillary Clinton’s speech to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference in Las Vegas, Nevada turned ugly on Thursday night, when a woman threw her shoe at the former secretary of state.

The woman was immediately taken into custody by security at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino; her reason for the attack is not yet clear.

Clinton responded to the incident with class, joking, “My goodness, I didn’t know that solid waste management was so controversial…Thank goodness she didn’t play softball like I did.”

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the folks at Fox News offered a less dignified response. Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade took the opportunity to declare that former president George W. Bush is much better at dodging shoes:

Screenshot: Media Matters for America

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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