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Braves Set American Flag On Fire At Home Opener

Braves

They’re saying it’s an accident but maybe there are still some left over bad feelings from that time William T. Sherman visited the capital of Georgia.

You be the judge.

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Doug holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May, 2010 and also writes at Below The Beltway. Follow Doug on Twitter | Facebook

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  1. al-Ameda says:

    I think that Jim DeMint would blame Big Government.

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  2. DrDaveT says:

    Flag etiquette says you’re not supposed to fly the flag at night unlit. I don’t think that’s what they meant…

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  3. J-Dub says:

    Redskins flag is next.

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  4. A little too much rockets’ red glare apparently.

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  5. C. Clavin says:

    The Constitution set that flag on fire.

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  6. Was John Rocker involved?

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  7. Tillman says:

    Are we sure this isn’t a caption contest?

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  8. Butch Bracknell says:

    If the Redskins and Seminoles do this we know it wasn’t an accident.

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  9. grumpy realist says:

    My first reaction was, in fact: “Intentionally?”

    Touchdown Jesus strikes back! (There’s a wonderful thread over at Balloon Juice generated when Touchdown Jesus got struck by lightning several years back and burned to the ground. Crispy critters, indeed.)

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  10. Franklin says:

    @Timothy Watson: wow, that guy never stopped being an idiot!

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