EXCLUSIVE: In his monologue on Monday, “Hannity” host Sean Hannity blasted america Olympic Committee (USOC) over a brand new plan to revamp the American flag on its brand, and exchange the 50 stars with 5 new stars, and alter the portrayal of the stripes.
On July 6, the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee requested US Olympians and Paralympian associations to fill out a web-based survey. One of many objects within the survey is a proposed change to the Stars & Stripes for use in USOPC supplies, Hannity reported.
The committee informed “Hannity” there can be no adjustments to the U.S. flag icon for the Japanese or Chinese language Olympiads in 2021 and 2022 respectively.
In his monologue, Hannity referred to as for the USOC to relent, and extra importantly keep in mind that the present United States flag represents each American and each American olympian.
“Right here is my message – cease losing your group’s money and time with a redesign of the American flag – it’s an terrible thought,” he mentioned.
“Our stars & stripes needs to be the one flag representing our nation on the Olympics and the Paralympics – there are such a lot of superb athletes and champions we’re all so pleased with.”
All of these Olympians, he mentioned, symbolize america of America – and its beloved Star-Spangled Banner.
“And, we have already got our flag,” he added.
Kate Hartman, a spokesperson for USOC, informed Fox Information the committee is within the early design levels and is brainstorming a wide range of ideas with the stakeholders.
“We’re within the very early levels of doubtless exploring new model executions for america Olympic and Paralympic Committee,” the committee mentioned in an announcement to Fox Information.
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“It is not uncommon apply in artistic improvement to share a wide range of ideas with stakeholders to [elicit] response and suggestions that can then be used to find out subsequent steps. What has been despatched to you is only one of dozens of concepts shared on this brainstorming and surveying course of.”
An instance of the potential alteration could be seen within the picture beneath, courtesy of the USOPC/USOC.