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2,733 hits 4.0 (1 vote) Share Favorite | Flag 8 years ago by glennh70

Are poppies political?
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentis...
This is based on a recent story in England where footballers were initially banned from wearing Remembrance day poppies on their strips.


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8 yrs ago - Thursday 11/17/11 - 4:37:04 PM EST (GMT-5)
theyre not racist either stupid people
7 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 11/19/11 - 5:11:47 PM EST (GMT-5)
who says they are racist?
7 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 11/19/11 - 5:20:35 PM EST (GMT-5)
they obviously are
it's just a political message that most of us can get behind
7 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 11/19/11 - 5:21:16 PM EST (GMT-5)
all the remembrance day stuff made me feel a bit weird in general
everyone knows that war is bad but soldiers are amazing
so weird
7 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 11/19/11 - 5:23:49 PM EST (GMT-5)
i mean in the context of remembrance day, obviously
i don't think a poppy is an inherently political flower. that'd just be silly
7 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 11/19/11 - 5:25:57 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Saturday 11/19/11 - 5:23:49 PM morbo wrote:
i mean in the context of remembrance day, obviously i don't think a poppy is an inherently political flower. that'd just be silly


good to rule out the interpretation before everyone else turns up and starts using it!
7 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 11/19/11 - 5:26:40 PM EST (GMT-5)
i chose the picture quite carefully to avoid 'flowers'



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