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Take a Look at What a Photographer Spotted on the Ground at Hillary Clinton's N.H. Rally — You'll Quickly See Why Some Aren’t Happy


The Clinton campaign has come under fire for "disrespect."

NEW YORK - MARCH 10: Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to the media after keynoting a Women's Empowerment Event at the United Nations. Clinton answered questions about recent allegations of an improperly used email account. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

The Hillary Clinton campaign has come under fire for disrespecting the American flag after a photographer for The Washington Post posted an image of a crumpled flag lying on the floor prior to Clinton’s election night rally in New Hampshire on Tuesday.

The U.S. Flag Code stipulates:

§8. Respect for flag

No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America; the flag should not be dipped to any person or thing. Regimental colors, State flags, and organization or institutional flags are to be dipped as a mark of honor.

It also states that the flag “should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water, or merchandise.”

Twitter users condemned the treatment of flag.


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