George W. Bush with a shoe thrown at him looked like a deer in the headlights. Different circumstances, though, having it done in Iraq, where in the Arab world, that was a major insult. No telling what another Arab would’ve done, under those circumstances.
Now we come to Hillary Clinton. She had lots of humor for it and fun with the shoe thrown at her. A fashionista might have said, “What, no Loboutin’s? ”
Hillary handled it well. There’s also the line from Monty Python’s Life of Brian when he runs out of his shoe and they grab it.
If the shoe fits.