That's gonna be a problem.
Bush and his aides all donned pins.
And I said quickly, "We're going to stick with our policy and stand by that.
Are you currently wearing a flag pin?
Can you wear it into a dark room without shining a spotlight on it.
According to Marc Leepson's Flag:
When the Confederates started winning battles early on in the War Between the States, Northerners began to fly the flag as a sign of pride.
Watch me and you'll know what I think without wearing a pin.
It was during the culture wars of the late '60s and early '70s that the flag lapel pin truly took off and became the simultaneously uniting and divisive symbol that it is today.
The origin of the flag lapel pin is murky, though it is by necessity linked the history of the American flag as a commonly used symbol.
Then you love America.