Florida Democratic Club Flying Obama American Flag Receives Death Threats
Obama Flag Picture
Flag depicting President Barack Obama above Lake County Democratic Party headquarters in Tavares, FL. (Courtesy Donald L. Van Beck)
March 16, 2012
It's been a difficult week for members of the Lake County Democratic
Club in Florida after they received thousands of angry emails, phone
calls, and even death threats for displaying an American Flag with
President Obama's face on it.
The image of the president takes the place of the 50 stars on the flag
and had been flying at the headquarters for the past two months. But,
that all changed on Tuesday when a group of about 20 veterans gathered
outside the headquarters and demanded the flag be taken down.
"It was extremely disturbing," says Korean War Veteran Don Van Beck.
"You have to be a veteran to understand how
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