Statements about Patriotism

McCain tells of a fellow Vietnam POW who was beaten for fashioning an American flag that became an inspirational symbol to fellow POWs.

Obama thinks the national anthem should be "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing."

Rev. Wright said "that al-Qaida and the American flag were the same flags."

"I have never said that I don't wear flag pins or refuse to wear flag pins."

Obama says America is great, but let's "try to change it."

"While others place their hands over their hearts, Obama turns his back to the flag and slouches."

Obama "refused to not only put his hand on his heart during the Pledge of Allegiance, but refused to say the pledge."

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