Democrats Throw 12,000 American Flags Into The GarbageSubmitted by ColoradoLuvsRP on Sun, 09/07/2008 - 18:03
Democrats Throw 12,000 American Flags Into The Garbage
Posted on September 6th, 2008 by Bob Hayes in 2008 Election Coverage, All News, US PoliticsRead 1,776 times.
In a staggering act of political and environmental insensitivity, the Democratic Party threw 12,000 American flags left over from their convention in Denver into the garbage during the cleanup of Invesco Field, where Barack Obama spoke before a flag-waving crowd.
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[0:40] ..." disposal. At the invesco field in Denver in the wake of the Democratic National Committee convention last week down. They said that they found these things -- dumpsters around dumpsters as though they're going to be tossed out and in fact they were in. Over 84. Green trash bags literally 12000 of these types of flags well they distribute them at the rally today. And Democrats were booed.
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Summary: On September 6, Fox News' America's Election HQ aired numerous reports documenting claims by Republicans and the McCain campaign that they "rescued" American flags that were going to be "disposed of" by the Democrats after their convention at Invesco Field. But during the reports, Fox News gave no indication that it had sought to contact a Democratic Party official or Obama campaign spokesperson for comment, and only reported a Democratic response hours after it began reporting the Republican claims.