Odd Tea Party Protest Garb Photo Of The Day

Ladies and gentlemen, the American flag burqa:

I honestly can’t guess what point the people who donned this garb were trying to make.

H/T: Dave Weigel

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Doug Mataconis
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Doug Mataconis held 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 contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Muslims are bad, unless they drape themselves in red, white & blue.

  2. John P says:

    #1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_United_States#Display_and_use
    #2. I wonder if, when espousing the great values of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and our Founders/Framers, the Tea Partiers ever come across the state and federal laws and actions taken against seditious libelers back in the day. Shay’s Rebellion what?

  3. Herb says:

    The Tea Parties are the Juggalos of politics.  Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck are their Shaggy and Violent J.

  4. @stackiii says:

    If I had to guess, I’d say they were infiltrators making a play on “American Taliban.”

  5. rodney dill says:

    Red White and Blurka