December 12, 2019
Letter

Perpetual half-staff

The more frequently the flag is put at half-staff for dead Maine soldiers, the less meaning it has. Why don’t we just keep all of the U.S. flags at half-staff until the war ends and all of our soldiers are home?

It might remind people we are still at war. It might make them wonder why.

Doris Plumer

Bar Harbor


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