Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Oh, good.

George Bush can keep on defacing American flags with his trusted Sharpie.

WASHINGTON (AP) - A constitutional amendment to ban flag desecration died in a Senate cliffhanger Tuesday, a single vote short of the support needed to send it to the states for ratification a week before Independence Day.

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"Countless men and women have died defending that flag," said Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., closing two days of debate. "It is but a small humble act for us to defend it."

I think I'm going to cry. Can you hand me a tissue?

rest here.