Flag of common sense: Wave it bravely as we learn how to deal with extremism, intolerance

I would like to think the actions of British university lecturer and socialist politician Eleanor Jackson were unique and confined to a country 3,000 miles away.

But, alas, it’s not the case. The woman has persuaded the local council in Somerset in the beautiful, rural west of England to remove the cross of St. George flag from its premises “because it was used during the Crusades 1,000 years ago.”