Ed Driscoll

UPSIDE DOWN FLAG UPDATE: Orrin

UPSIDE DOWN FLAG UPDATE: Orrin Judd emailed me today with the suggestion that perhaps the upside down flags I saw yesterday were a sign that America was in distress after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 rather than protest. The motorist I saw yesterday, I’m willing to give the benefit of the doubt to, as he had no other bumper stickers that I could see.

The folks I saw on Wednesday had the rear of their car festooned with the usual Bay Area silliness–Free the Whales, Free Mumia, Free Billy Mumy, etc. Something tells me they wouldn’t be all that concerned if this nation really was in distress.

And the fact that it’s a year later, and we’re doing something about terrorism would be cause, one would think, to reverse those upside down flags, lest anyone get the wrong impression.