How did that happen? When did posting the stars and stripes come to mean people of conservative values live here? As if liberal values don’t deserve that grand symbol of our democracy?
Liberals should re-appropriate the American flag so that it once again symbolizes our aspirations for frayed politics to be mended, our states united.
Every year, political signs promoting liberal candidates disappeared from a neighbor’s yard. Within hours of planting their wire roots in her front lawn, the signs vanished.
Until she added an American flag.
Then, the signs remained throughout the campaign in the swirling shadow of fabric fragments patched and stitched into one whole cloth.