Glenn Beck tearfully presides over fake flag burning in Utah
The US Flag Code says an acceptable way to get rid of an old flag is to burn it. Glenn Beck appeared at a large stadium in Utah to preside over the burning of a large US flag. But the whole thing was actually fake, and for show only. WEIRD.
Stadium of Fire flag burning was fake
Fire marshal said no; organizers say they didn't mean to deceive
By Sara Lenz
Deseret News Published: Thursday, July 9, 2009 10:00 p.m. MDT
PROVO — Fifty thousand people stood in silence Saturday night as men in uniform brought a giant American flag into LaVell Edwards Stadium to be retired by incineration.