Don't tread on me

The president and the flag.

Published September 11, 2006 4:44PM (EDT)

George W. Bush, advocating a constitutional amendment against flag desecration, June 27, 2006: "By showing respect for our flag, we show reverence for the ideals that guide our nation. And we show appreciation for the men and women who have served in defense of those ideals.

George W. Bush, commemorating the attacks of 9/11, Sept. 10, 2006:

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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