Read this vet’s powerful thread on what it really means to disrespect the flag

Unless you were literally living on a different plane of existence this weekend (which, kudos to you, if you were), you could not have missed President Donald Trump‘s three-day-long tirade against NFL players who have taken a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality.

Trump’s repeated argument is that players who do so are disrespecting the American flag.

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But what does it really mean to disrespect the flag? One man on Twitter broke it down by going line-by-line through the U.S. code regarding the flag and… you might be surprised by what really disrespects Old Glory.

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Turns out it’s not NFL players disrespecting the flag, but organizations.

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It’s also a lot of patriotic Americans.

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Who love to drink Budweiser.

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And decorate their home in red-white-and-blue paraphernalia.

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Most Fourth of July barbeques are extremely disrespectful.

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College football is out of the question.

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But what about kneeling? Well…

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And as for the men and women in service who may be offended by players’ behavior…

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One might say that should settle things, but… we doubt it.

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Read more: https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/disrespecting-the-flag-thread/

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