Related CoverageOn this day when many of us are watching hours of football, sentiments continue to be divided on the significance of a flag and the ways in which we honor it. It’s just a piece of cloth, really, but held high above a battlefield it is meant to evoke pride and purpose on one side, fear and despair to the other. To the victor, it represents a nation triumphant. To the vanquished, an empire humbled. But not today, and not with this particular flag.