Where will this end? Self-centered narcissism is so ugly. According to U.S. Code Title 4, Chapter 1, Section 8(g), titled “Respect for the flag,” “The flag should never have placed upon it, nor on any part of it, nor attached to it any mark, insignia, letter, word, figure, design, picture, or drawing of any nature. Seems clear to me.
When it seems like a good thing to usurp our national symbol with one’s own image one should re-examine priorities. And now there’s a new campaign to show stars and other people putting their hands over their hearts in an ersatz pledge, replacing the pledge of allegiance to our flag, a pledge of allegiance to Obama. This story just gets stranger and stranger. rr