Sunday, September 09, 2007

Calling all patriots: Let's keep the ball rolling on this great idea

1. Regular correspondent Remy Lipert proposes the "Replace the Bald Eagle with the Red-tail Hawk Campaign" and attaches a caption: The first (and so far, the only) voter, trying it on for size:

2. Just a few days later, on September 3, Bob Levy came up with a similar idea:
He writes: I caught the world famous celebrity Red-tailed Hawk Pale Male in a patriotic mood on one of his favorite perches atop the flagpole at the Castle in Central Park. No doubt he was getting into the spirit of this holiday weekend. Let him be an inspiration to us all. Viva Labor Day. It appears to me the city could find the budget to buy a new flag. This one’s a bit worn around the edges but then some of us may feel the same way but we are still waving, so to speak.

3. Here's one on the same theme, from