Protesters in Cuba and Hong Kong appear to have a greater affection for the American flag than some of the nation’s Olympic athletes, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) said Monday.
His post appeared to reference the thousands of Cubans who hit the streets on Sunday calling for an end to the 62-year-old communist regime while chanting, wearing American flags, and, in many cases, facing police repression.
Protestors in Cuba and Hong Kong seem to love the American flag more than some of our Olympic athletes.
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) July 12, 2021
According to Breitbart News:
The American flag, popularized as a protest symbol in Cuba by dissident Daniel Llorente, made multiple appearances among Cubans on Sunday. Video authenticated by the Miami broadcaster AméricaTeve showed a group of Cubans carrying an American flag through the streets of Havana on Sunday while chanting, “freedom!” Videos taken by Cubans