Veterans are furious. Democrat headquarters in Lake County, Florida replaced the stars with Obama’s face, stuck it on a flag pole underneath the American flag and saw nothing wrong with doing so. A dozen Veterans showed up to remove the flag and were told they were on private property. Democrat Party chairwoman Nancy Hulbert took the flag down after doing an online search for the American flag code. How did Ms. Hulbert miss the creepiness factor? View the WFTV video here.
And, there is a controversy, as a 2009 Tea Party Flag also replaces the stars on the American flag, and says “American Tea Party Revolution.” The Tea Party does not have the ability to be a “ruler” or even a leader. The Tea Party is many, not one person. The Tea Party flag DID NOT FLY at GOP headquarters.
UPDATE 5:15 pm CDT: Worse yet, the Obama flag was made in China.
Is it just me, or is there a similarity?
I don’t remember candidate Obama ever being asked about the photo above, which has circulated widely across the blogosphere, and I do not remember him explaining.
UPDATE 5:35 pm CDT: The following from Ed Morrissey at Hot Air:
I’m not sure whether to be outraged or amused. It’s one thing for someone to go to the trouble of producing that flag, but another level of cluelessness to actually fly it — and especially at the party’s HQ. It demonstrates a deep disconnect between the Democratic Party leadership and the people they claim to represent. In the accompanying Sun Sentinel video, one of the veterans angrily castigates the Democratic Party worker for promoting a cult of personality rather than legitimate politicking. The flag makes that much obvious, but that’s been obvious from the time Obama began to succeed in the 2007-8 campaign, too.