What The Flag Means To Me

It’s okay to be patriotic. It’s not okay to be blind.

Would you support your country even if it’s wrong? That question was posed to me recently, a question so eminently loaded with individual context and purposeful vaguity that it took me by surprise. To me, the question turns most crucially on one’s definition of the word, “support.” My partner, who is South African, when she heard…