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“Capture the Flag”

‘Capture the Flag: A Political History of American Patriotism’

The flag is not powerful in spite of its ambiguity; it is powerful because of its ambiguity. It has stood, at different times, for radical democracy, opposition to immigration, the abolition of slavery, unregulated capitalism, segregation, integration, and a hawkish war policy, among many other things.

“It’s gonna be a bloodbath,”

Stars and Stripes

Sgt. Jacob Walker and Spc. Tyler Stafford talk about the attack