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Trump is a Petty, Vindictive Asshole and the White House Flag Proves It

In this shot, the flag flies at the top of the pole at the White House, while all the flags at the Washington Monument are at half staff for Sen. John McCain. No opportunity to do the right thing is too big for Trump to waste it.

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Canadian Ted Cruz’s Failure to Wear an American Flag Pin at Campaign Kickoff Showed ‘Utter Contempt for Everything American’

Where's the American flag pin?
Where’s the American flag pin?

Did you notice? When Canadian Ted Cruz launched his U.S. presidential campaign in Lynchburg, Va., yesterday, there was something conspicuously absent on his lapel. An American flag pin.

Conservatives have made it clear in years past that among candidates for president there is no greater symbol of patriotism than wearing an American flag pin. In fact, in 2012, Joseph Farah, publisher of World Net Daily, said that when a candidate does not wear an American flag pin, it is “a metaphor for his utter contempt for everything American.”