South Carolina Sheriff Refuses to Lower Flag in Honor of Nelson Mandela, What are Your Feelings? [POLL + VIDEO]
I ran across this article on CNN this morning, and wondered how people in the Northland feel? Do you agree with the Sheriff, or do you disagree? Please take 30 seconds and respond to the poll I’ve put up. “I agree the flags should be at half mast”, or” I feel the flag should not be lowered in this case.”.
A South Carolina sheriff is refusing to lower the American flag in tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying the honor should be reserved for American citizens.President Barack Obama ordered flags lowered to half-staff for the international icon until sunset Monday. But Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark says not in his department. “It’s just my simple opinion that the flag should only be lowered to half-staff for Americans who sacrificed for their country,”