Trying to figure out why I put up this screen capture? Click on the picture to enlarge it and look on the floor next to the Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate.

Now I know that the flag is just a symbol. I know that people have a right to burn the flag as an act of free speech. I’m not even surprised that he dropped it on the floor when he was done with it, it’s just a prop to wave around. Right?

Sen. John McCain has something to say about symbolism and symbolic acts. Here he is in his own words.

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
–Adlai Stevenson


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