OPINION (TODD STARNES) – When it comes to patriotism, size matters. That’s why Gander RV raised a 3,200-square-foot American flag over it’s store in Statesville, North Carolina. And that’s a mighty big problem for the city council. They filed a lawsuit against Camping World, the company’s owners, alleging the sign violates the city’s sign ordinance. City leaders also imposed a $50 fine per day retroactive to October —

meaning Camping World and Gander Outdoors owe about $11,000 in fines. Imagine that, folks, Americans being punished for flying the Red, White & Blue. An online petition has already generated more than 138,000 signatures, the Charlotte Observer reported. “I don’t care if it’s large enough to be seen from space,” wrote Glen Sexton. “I question the morals and honor of the folks who run the city if they want to enforce this.” READ MORE

Todd Starnes is an American conservative columnist, commentator, author and radio host. He has appeared on Fox and Friends and Hannity. In June 2017, Starnes began hosting a syndicated talk radio show on Fox News Radio.