The Newnan Times-Herald

Opinion

Display the American Flag properly


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Sep. 10, 2019 - 5:27 PM

Today, I picked two more American Flags up, off the ground. The mast for the flag was a cheap stick, only 2 inches longer than the flag. Who would sell a flag like that? You can't anchor the flag more than 2 inches deep or the flag will touch the ground. 

Since 9/11, lots of Americans have proudly displayed our flag through the night, in the dark; or with the blue field facing the wrong direction. Some have left cheap flags out in the rain so that the colors are faded. 

I suggest that if you want to display the American Flag, please read up on the rules for doing so. Let's make America great again! 

Tom Bagby

Sharpsburg