Hampshire College ends ban on U.S. flag

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Hampshire College, faced with intense criticism over its decision to stop flying the American flag, has ended the ban.

Hampshire President Jonathan Lash says the flag was not removed to make a political statement or to offend, but to facilitate dialogue. He says the flag has been raised again “as a symbol of … freedom, and in hopes for justice and fairness for all.”

Yeah, right, dialogue is always facilitated by banning something. What I think really happened here is that Lash suddenly discovered that his anti-American ban had really facilitated the end of all donations from alumni, and thus he suddenly discovered that he really is a loyal American who loves his country.

Personally, I think donations should continue to dry up until the college replaces Lash and the rest of its academic personnel that initially supported this ban.



  • wayne

    In an alternative time-lime, I’d like to advocate this clown be summarily deported to a 3rd-world country, but that would be wrong and un-American.
    I’m doubting he would cut me similar slack.

  • Frank

    Banning the American flag is consistent with the left’s need to divide this country into every conceivable class that’s then empowered to show grievances against white working class Christian Americans.

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