Friday, July 08, 2005

A First at State

For the first time in the history of the United States , a foreign flag has been raised. Following in the tradition of , who after the September 11th attacks, ordered her personal guards to play "The " instead of "", on Thursday, July 7th, 2005, in remembrance of those innocent civilians killed in the London bombings, police officers raise the British in front of the State Department in Washington, D.C.

God Save the Queen.

Buckingham Palace Guards, 11 September 2001

(AP Photo/Yuri Gripas)
Hat Tip: Publius Pundit - Blogging the democratic revolution

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