Half-staff Flag Bad Idea

Commentary by Bill Buchanan

Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order to fly U.S. and New Jersey flags at half-staff in honor of New Jersey native Whitney Houston. What has he been smoking? Christie received a lot of criticism for the action, much of it centering on the fact that the singer would be honored in the same way as distinguished government officials and armed services members who gave their life for their country. The only combat the late Ms. Houston ever saw was during her tumultuous marriage to her equally troubled husband,

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