Today, President Obama is slated to travel to the University of Iowa to campaign in the crucial battleground state. The Obama campaign’s “advance team” has been making preparations for the president’s appearance since Monday, sources at the university tell TheBlaze.
But no one was prepared for the photo that was taken at the Obama speaking location as the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in Charlotte, N.C.
The photo is of the preparation for the president’s speech on the quad of the historic Iowa campus. In the near distance sits the stately old Iowa Capitol, and sitting on the ground, a gigantic American flag.
The American Flag Code states clearly that the National Colors should never, ever touch the ground. Section 8 of the code is entitled “Respect for flag” and notates:
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