To Rep. Dan Boren, D-Muskogee, there’s something downright un-American about American flags made in other countries.
And if he has his way, there won’t be any.
Boren and a Republican congressman from South Carolina have introduced a bill that would prohibit the import of foreign-made American flags — perhaps the ultimate buy-American bill.
“The most important symbol of the United States should be made by U.S. companies that employ hard-working U.S. citizens,” said Boren. “It is imperative that we pass this legislation before foreign companies continue to gain a foothold in the manufacture of U.S. flags.”