A September 2 email dispatch from Charlottesville City’s Social Media & Marketing Coordinator, Lachen Parks, announces Labor Day closings by using an image of a dirty, rumpled American Flag—apparently repurposed as a tradesman’s tool rag.

H/T: Carole Thorpe


  1. Come on…what did you expect? A photo montage of a flag waving in the breeze with a soldier saluting, a policeman bent on knee helping a child, a woman holding her newborn baby while baking an Apple pie…you know all symbols of being an AMERICAN…NO WAY!!!

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