[Ed. – Weird. (Or, given that it’s Ted Cruz opponent O’Rourke, not so weird.) They did know they were scheduling an event at, you know, a VFW post — right?]
According to the Examiner, O’Rourke’s campaign had rented out a Veteran of Foreign Affairs Hall for a campaign rally in Navasota, TX, and requested that the VFW Post 4006 Commander Carl Dry take down the American flags in his building ahead of the event.
From the Navasota Examiner:
“I do not normally attend rental events, but I attended Saturday to make sure things ran smoothly,” said Dry, who noted there were only two requests he could not allow at the VFW Post. “ … [T]hey wanted to take the flags down, I didn’t only say no, I said hell no, you don’t take the flags off the wall. …”