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Talk About Out of Touch

I am still catching up on the reading I missed on the 4th and just now read Betsy Newmark's post about Joel Stein's opinion of those who put (gasp!) flags up in their yards. Evidently he does not want to be associated with those "unquestioning, tribal, us-versus-them, arrogant" types that fly flags. Be sure to read Betsy's take on this one.

Comments (4)

Wow. Back in the good ol' d... (Below threshold)

Wow. Back in the good ol' days, I know for a fact that Democrats proudly displayed the flag. My dad was a Democrat back in the days when the working stiffs were all Democrats. I know - I've heard the stories. I've heard the country songs, too: "Daddy was a veteran, a southern democrat. They oughta get a rich man to vote like that."

When did it become high-falutin' of us to fly a flag? I'm proud to be an American, and I'm proud to fly the flag from the front of my home.

And yes, Jay, it's MADE IN AMERICA!

I saw that story and though... (Below threshold)
Big Mo:

I saw that story and thought it was one of the stupidest stories I had ever read.

What's next, people put up Christmas lights during -- gasp! -- the Christmas season?!?

Joel Stein needs to watch a... (Below threshold)

Joel Stein needs to watch a World Cup game for perspective. I thought liberals always laid claim to the "cultured" title...?

Big Mo - you did NOT just u... (Below threshold)

Big Mo - you did NOT just use the "C" word! It's the HOLIDAY season now, you know!

Don't get me started....

And even though it's either early or late, MERRY CHRISTMAS!






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