Skip to comments.American flag with President Obama's image sparks outrage at Florida Democrats
Posted on 03/14/2012 10:30:45 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
An American flag with President Obama's image in place of the stars flew over a Florida county's Democrat headquarters long enough to enrage local veterans who called the altered banner "a disgrace."
Lake County Democratic Party officials took down the flag, which flew just below a standard Old Glory on the flagpole outside headquarters in Tavares following complaints by local veterans. But merely taking it down wasn't enough for several local veterans, who said they fought for the flag Betsy Ross made famous, not one with a politician on it.
"It's absolutely disrespectful," Jim Bradford, a 71-year-old veteran who participated in the Bay of Pigs Invasion told FoxNews.com. "It's totally ridiculous. To put somebody's picture there, to me, it's a disgrace to do that."
Bradford, an organizer with the Veterans Memorial at Fountain Park in Leesburg, Fla., snapped photos of the flag and distributed them to fellow veterans and friends. By late afternoon, he and several other veterans delivered a copy of the federal flag code to Nancy Hurlbert, chairwoman of the Lake County Democratic Party.
"We read that to her, but she would not accept that," Bradford said. "The discussion finally got a little bit heated."
The flag, which had been flying for several months without complaint and is available online for $12.95, was later removed by Hurlbert.
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Burn that flag!
I’m speechless. What next, a graven idol of The Won for us all to worship? Shi-ite.
call your congress-critter and voice your outrage
Surprised does not begin to describe the feelings I had when I heard the veterans went to ask Nancy’s permission to take that flag down.
Cut that Obama Rag Flag up and use it in the nearest outhouse/port-a-john.
And of course...the race card was pulled.
Wow. That’s scary.
Someone with greater knowledge than I will have to answer this question, but is altering it in this manner considered desecration of the flag? Yeah, I know it is a desecration to put Obozo’s image on it, but I mean legally.
Even Mao did not do this.
They did what was right, ngat. Had they taken it down without asking, they would have faced criminal charges, and local and national liberal media would spin it as ‘Crazy, senile, shell-shocked Veterans Tear Down American Flag’
Somewhere deep within the article would read about Obama’s face on it.’
Democrats have no scruples, no pride, no honor and no patriotism. It’s all about their guy, and whatever it takes to keep him in office.
"Humh! I do what I want!"
Keep it up, furballs.
What coming next are they going to mandate that his picture be hung in every church? This reminds me of some of the crap hole dictators I've seen around the world where their ego is so huge they have to paste their faces on everything. Is this the kind of president we have? From this it sure looks like it to me. I did not spend all those years in the military serving any president, I served out nation and that is our nations flag that has been defiled.
Take it down and leave it down!!!!!
They should have picked a different picture of the metrosexual-in-chief. Perhaps the one where he’s wearing his fat-pants throwing a sissy pitch at a ballgame opener? Or maybe the picture of him bowing to his saudi bosses.
Hang this incident around Debbie Washerwoman Schultz’s neck.
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