Other than an interesting article, I see no reason to be upset about it. Glad that he saved the flag, but no reason to pin a medal on him. They did give the medal of Honor to the Marines who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Are the laughing reactions from people from different countries. If not, that says a lot about their character. They choose to be in the freest country on the planet and still laugh at someone saving this country’s flag. Merica. The Spiritual But Petty On Any Given Day Shirt where you can blow your nose with an American flag hankie but get put on the news if ya pick up an l Slightly larger piece of fabric with the same symbol. Numbskulls using the laughing emoji. I do the same thing. I’ve picked up flags laying in the middle of a busy highway.