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Old 07-16-2019, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by CAH66 View Post
I rather do think it's disrespect. I don't think he's unaware of the customs regarding the anthem. Refusing to participate by not standing would be a far less offensive way of showing dissent. Kneeling instead of standing is doing the exact opposite of established norms
Well it was after talking to a veteran that he started kneeling, because that veteran told him kneeling was *more* respectful. See your views on the flag and respect are not universal and its frankly the opposite of freedom that you insist that it is.
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