Flag Salute

 

Per (the Rt Hon.) Lord Steerforth, I was prompted to contemplate why Americans love their flag.

Personally, I love it because it’s one of the better looking flags out there.

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Yeah, this one swings so cool and sways so gentle:

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And respect to Nepal for thinking outside the box:

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But global standards are generally pretty lame.

A good first step – indeed, perhaps the first of my planetary reign – would be to forbid tricolors. They look like coding for office folders.

Plus, quick: Ireland or Ivory Coast?

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And don’t even get me started on those two-stripers.

 

Vexillographers of the world, improve! You have nothing to lose, most of you.