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The Politics Of The Pie

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A screen capture from Sky News video of the pie attack. (Sky News/Youtube)
A screen capture from Sky News video of the pie attack. (Sky News/Youtube)

This week, a mischief-maker who goes by the moniker Jonnie Marbles, attacked News Corp's Rupert Murdoch with a shaving cream pie as he testified to the British Parliament about the phone hacking scandal.

You can see our show on the scandal and what it means for News Corp here.

Pie throwing is common enough form of political protest. The list of those on the receiving end is both long and distinguished: Ann Coulter, Bill Gates, Sylvester Stallone, Anita Bryant, Tom Friedman and Andy Warhol to name only a few.

Here's the video s of the pie attack from Sky News.
http://youtu.be/H3SfSBjo7YE

Here are some other famous pie-attack incidents.

Bill Gates
http://youtu.be/yF5GeKdp07I

Tom Friedman
http://youtu.be/4WXwdSPhgLI

Ann Coulter
http://youtu.be/YPsU-kSBnwI

Anita Bryant
http://youtu.be/dS91gT3XT_A

This program aired on July 21, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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