Skip to comments.Democrats Trash 12,000 American Flags, Republicans Recycle Them
Posted on 09/06/2008 11:59:21 AM PDT by andymin
David Harsanyi had a Republican in Denver contact him about what they found in the garbage after the Democratic National Convention:
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Where’s the media outcry on this? Oh wait, it’s the media.
What is the carbon footprint of all those wasted flags?
(not to mention the disrespect the dem show. Anyone else notice that no flags were prominent at the dem convention until the last night?)
The MSM thinks flag waving is "jingoistic."
I stayed up pretty late watching the dem convention, remember seeing someone at Fox, that same night showing the flags in the trash, the dems are already covering their behinds but there is documentation of that night, and what was left behind in the trash.
A ‘RAT from “Camp Obama” is now claiming that the Republicans stole their flags. ROTFL!!!!!
Too bad that story won’t hold up against the pictures.
And I also believe in the tooth fairy.
Yup! We know the TRUTH and it’s “inconvenient” for Camp Obama.
Fox just reported on this. The dems are claiming that the flags were stolen before they could be properly recycled. The problem is that someone posted pictures this week of the flags mixed in with the actual trash.
I may have throw a paper parade flag away at some point in my life myself!
Oh, the horror!
weird. I get these flags all the time and I always bring them home and put them up somewhere, whether on my patio or just in my library propped up.. I would never think of throwing even a cheap flag in the trash.. but that’s just me.. I guess that’s the difference between us and them.. their patriotism is disposbable and for effect only.
These flags hadn’t been used.
"The McCain-Palin campaign demonstrates its commitment to community organizing and cutting costs!
The campaign organized hundreds of young people to retrieve the 12,000 US flags dumped into the trash by delegates of the Democratic National Convention. Many Americans think of these flags in terms like "Old Glory."
By distributing these trashed flags to patriotic attendees of McCain-Palin rallies, costs of the publicly-funded campaign have been cut by around $10,000.
Senator McCain and Governor Palin have put into practice the community action that Mr. McCain called for in his nomination acceptance speech."
“I get these flags all the time and I always bring them home and put them up somewhere..”
Same here. I guess it comes from respect for our country and the people who serve it. The respect is something you are taught from your parents.
Did they stomp on them (like Bill Ayers) before they tossed them?
The DNC never reported this. You would think if they were missing flags they would have reported it.
You mean they abort American flags too?
And which BS story is it, reuse or recycle?
Just another reminder of what they think of America and its symbols.
The irony is that their sacrament of recycling is only used when it benefits them in some way such as a photo op or press release.
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