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Flag waving can be fraught

We will see much flag waving Wednesday, won’t we — in the call to overturn an American election. Has politics ever been so fraught with irony? It brings to mind the last words of the Lord, who, in yet more irony, will also be invoked: Forgive them father, for they know not what they do. Imagine the son of God carrying a flag on a pole, can you? And an automatic weapon.