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The Cheney's version of the flag vs. the real one
Screenshot of Dick and Liz Cheney website. Inset: Scale rendering of what a U.S. flag is supposed to look like.
Notice what's strange about the flag at the top of this post? And no, I don't mean the idiot in the cowboy hat grimacing next to it.

I mean the fact that the stars on the flag look like Rich Lowry after watching Sarah Palin give her 2008 convention speech, or at least like they've been inflated with the same hot air they've been using to criticize President Obama on Iraq. Put simply, they're way too big, and as Matt Ortega notes, their manipulation of the flag's appearance is completely nonkosher:

The flag on the new Cheney site ( doesn't meet U.S. flag specifications. The stars are huge.
So, given that the Cheneys evidently feel they need to reinvent the American flag, here's my totally non-trolling question: When is it that they discovered they hated their nation, and the flag for which it stands?

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