Is it appropriate for American fencer Mariel Zagunis to dip the U.S. flag during the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremonies?
Yes. Flag dipping is a normal and long-standing tradition that most other nations follow.
8% (201 votes)
Yes. Failing to dip the flag would be a sign of U.S. arrogance toward the rest of the world.
5% (124 votes)
Yes. England has been a staunch ally of the United States for decades, and dipping the flag is a sign of respect.
9% (215 votes)
No. The U.S. flag shouldn’t be dipped for any nation or individual.
60% (1448 votes)
No. The only time the U.S. flag is dipped is in response to a salute from a ship of a foreign nation.
18% (428 votes)
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