It’s Flag Day, the annual NewsCut tradition of which requires us to cite — and maybe mock a bit — the way people show their love for the American flag, often by abusing it. Read more →
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We’ve seen tackier uses of American flag references — just see Nikki Tundel’s fine photo series on the subject today (an annual tradition in this space)– than the plan by Major League Baseball to dress up its players in stars and stripes on Flag Day Sunday.
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Tomorrow is Flag Day in the United States, honoring the day in 1777 when the flag was adopted. It’s had a good run, despite our best attempts to embarrass it, as documented every year at this time on NewsCut (example). Minnesota Public Radio’s Nikki Tundel has been stashing her most disturbing encounters with the flag Read more →