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05-13-2011, 09:10 PM
Burning a flag=stupid
Harassing, intimidating, and (arguably) assaulting a flag burner=even more stupid

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1386346/USA-USA--Angry-mob-arrives-hundreds-stop-students-flag-burning-protest.html

Another reminder that free speech exists not to protect the popular and the polite but the unpopular and the impolite, and that it's wrong to attempt to suppress it, no matter how foolish or wrongheaded the person in question is.

Some folks on the right agree:
http://hotair.com/archives/2011/05/13/video-lsu-crowd-throws-water-balloons-at-would-be-flag-burner/