The internet exploded today about a tweet that Donald Trump sent out during one of his early morning twitter rampages. The tweet read called for flag protection and consequences for flag burners.
Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 29, 2016
Millions of people on Facebook and Twitter shared their opinion on the matter. Major new outlets that were vocal supporters of Hillary Clinton and countless HRC supporters were quick to “throw shade” on Trump for his comments.
Unfortunately neither of them know their history. They forgot it was their beloved Hillary Rodham Clinton who proposed the Flag Protection act of 2005. Clinton was a huge proponent for Trump’s recent proposal on flag burners. Here is the history behind the 2005 “Flag Protection Act,”