Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Patriotism Vivek Ramaswamy stated on June 18, 2023 in an interview with "Fox News Sunday": “Young Americans across this country are no longer proud to be American.” Viral image stated on June 19, 2020 in a viral image: NFL player “stood alone" while his whole team stayed in the locker room during the national anthem, “a real American patriot!” Donald Trump stated on July 27, 2016 in a tweet: "Not one American flag on the massive stage at the Democratic National Convention until people started complaining- then a small one. Pathetic." Rush Limbaugh stated on July 20, 2015 in a segment on his radio show: "Al Franken said almost exactly what Trump said" about John McCain’s military record. Ted Cruz stated on May 11, 2013 in the commencement address at Hillsdale College: Says Americans "invented ‘Pong,’ ‘Space Invaders’ and the iPhone." Ted Cruz stated on February 14, 2013 in a news article.: Says he "has repeatedly praised Chuck Hagel’s character, patriotism, bravery, and personal service defending our nation."