I finally remembered what the other thing that occurred to me while I was watching the events of today unfold on TV.
As a variety of dignitaries were being seated (I think at this particular time it was members of the Senate) a particular man came our wearing the American flag. This is where I throw the foul flag! The American flag is not to be donned as a piece of clothing.
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Yes, it's one of my many peeves coming from a military family. It also helped that my Civics teacher in high school went over this in great detail.