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Katha Pollitt
Feminist, writer for The Nation magazine. Her articles have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Ms. magazine and the New York Times.


Our flag stands for retribution, war.

“The [American] flag stands for jingoism and vengeance and war.”

Source: Why the Left Hates America, by Daniel J. Flynn, page i. Also: Useful Idiots – How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First, by Mona Charen, paper-back edition, 2004, page 246.
Hardcopy: Copy of page i from Flynn’'s book and page 246 from Charen’s book.
Where: Writing in a column about a comment she made to her daughter when the 13-year-old asked to fly an American flag outside their New York City Apartment.
When: Shortly after 9-11-01.
Contributor: AIM.

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