Why is a Northfield Public Building Flying the Flag of Malaysia?

Conservatviebrand blog has an interesting question. Why is a public park building in Northfield, Illinois flying the flag of a foreign country outside its edifice?

The national flag of Malaysia replaced the American flag outside a Northfield, IL public park district building Saturday, an action that appears to violate the traditions of the U.S. Federal Flag Code. A group gathered at Clarkson Park on Willow Road, presumably to celebrate Malaysian Independence Day, erected the flag, which depicts the traditional Muslim crescent and stars. By late Saturday evening, the American flag had been put back up on the flag pole.

What the heck is going on in Northfield? Have they seceded and joined Malaysia?

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, RightPundits.com, StoptheACLU.com, Human Events Magazine, among many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events. Warner is also the editor of the Midwest Editor for RedCounty.com. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the new book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions, EMAIL Warner Todd Huston: igcolonel .at. hotmail.com "The only end of writing is to enable the reader better to enjoy life, or better to endure it." --Samuel Johnson
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