Hillary Clinton Dodges Tossed Shoe During Las Vegas Speech

Damn, why would you do that?!?

CBS New York

LAS VEGAS (CBSNewYork/AP)Hillary Rodham Clinton might be considered a front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination , but she does have her critics — at least one of whom isn’t afraid to use footwear to make her point.

On Thursday, a woman was taken into federal custody aftethrowing a shoe as the former secretary of state delivered a keynote speech at a Las Vegas convention.

The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage before an Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries meeting at the Mandalay Bay resort.

Clinton, a former U.S. senator from New York and a Chappaqua resident, ducked and did not appear to be hit by the object. She then joked about it.

“Is that somebody throwing something at me? Is that part of Cirque de Soleil?” Clinton quipped.

Many in the audience of more than 1,000 people in a large ballroom laughed and applauded as…

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