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Flying the Flag in Defiance of Oafs

With the World Cup currently going on (bear with me, there’s a point to this), there has been a resurgence in flag flying in England.  Not just the Union Jack, but also the much-derided Flag of St. George, the national flag of England.  As Andy said recently, there have been attempts to ban this inexplicable display of national pride.  Thankfully politicians of most stripes have backed the people.  Tony Blair has said he will fly it over 10 Downing Street and Conservative leader David Cameron has attached one to the back of his bicycle.  Nevertheless, the high and mighty forces of the left-wing “commentariat” have decided this is simply too vulgar to bear.  Stephen Pollard gives them both barrels.

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