Skip to comments.White Flags Replace American Flags on Brooklyn Bridge
Posted on 07/22/2014 8:27:53 AM PDT by cocomac
MANHATTAN American flags were removed from atop the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers Tuesday morning and replaced by white flags, sources said.
Police, including the NYPD's counter terrorism and intelligence divisions, were checking surveillance footage from the bridge after images of the white flags hit social media about 7 a.m., sources said.
"Why are there white flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge?" City Council member Mark Weprin tweeted at 9:34 a.m.
It was not immediately clear how the white flags, which are usually a military symbol for surrender, got there.
Witnesses reported seeing NYPD counter terrorism officers heading up the stairs to the bridge about 9:30 a.m.
But people were still allowed to walk across the bridge even as the police presence increased.
The Department of Transportation, which oversees the bridge, referred press inquiries to the NYPD, which did not have additional information.
Ha! That’s about it... America gave up!
Obama’s people wanted HAMAS and ISIS to know......
The white flags are actually quite symbolic of Obama’s immigration and foreign policies.
They were actually French flags, but the easily-detachable red & blue strips just came off
That’s ridiculous. I hope someone from FDNY or NYPD takes care of business, Mayor De Blahzio, nonwithstanding.
... or New York.
No Black Flags? That’s racist!
Of course it is now difficult to determine who the cheese eating surrender monkeys actually are. France or America?
Sure are a lot of white flags today.
(Third thread in less than an hour....)
“They were actually French flags, but the easily-detachable red & blue strips just came off ”
Today’s America is in the process of making the French look like the world’s bad a$$e$.
We no longer have room to poke fun at the French.
Not only a surrender flag, but also the plain white flag of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, used 19961997.
Seems to be an appropriate symbol to me. This country is being bled white by the left.
I wonder who and how did it? I’m impressed.
They are also flying a huge one at the Spite House!
So much for NYC “bridge security”.
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