University of Iowa denies imperial regime campaign mishandled the large American flag.
“â€œThere was no violations of flag etiquette,â€ University of Iowa spokesman Tom Moore told TheBlaze.
The school had earlier apologized for the â€œshow of disrespectâ€ via a posting on their Facebook page.
When asked if placing the flag on the ground was standard procedure, Moore replied, â€œYes, there was a protective plastic sheet under the flag and a frame so despite the appearances of the photo, the flag was not touching the ground.â€
But that still could be an issue. According to U.S. flag code, the national colors should never touch â€anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water, or merchandise.â€ When asked about this violation, Moore insisted that â€œthis is the protocol this crew follows all the time.â€”.…more