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Flags Lowered for Whitney: Gov Defends Choice

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is standing behind and defending his decision to have the state’s flags flown at half-staff for singer Whitney Houston, Politico reports. He was criticized for ordering flags at state government buildings to be lowered on Saturday, the day that Houston’s funeral services will be held, by those thought the honor should be reserve for deceased soldiers, first responders, and elected officials.
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Military Father Burns New Jersey Flag In Protest Of Governor Chris Christie Half Mast Tribute To Whitney Houston

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton (3 years ago)

A Michigan father of a fallen soldier is NOT a fan of New Jersey governor Chris Christie. The governor ordered all flags to be flown half-staff for Whitney Houston and John Burri protested his disagreement in a big way. Burri burned... Read Post

Christie Defends Lowering Flag For Whitney Houston

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (3 years ago)

New Jersey Chris Christie is defending his decision have flags in New Jersey fly at half mast for singer Whitney Houston. The Republican governor said Wednesday that he rejects complaints that Houston “forfeited the good things that... Read Post

Hi Youse Haters: New Joisey Residents Are Angry That Gov. Chris Christie Will Fly Flags At Half-Mast For Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip (3 years ago)

GTFOHWTBS!!! The governor of New Jersey has defended his decision to lower flags to half-mast on Saturday to mark state native Whitney Houston’s funeral, following a backlash from residents. Governor Chris Christie ordered flags on ... Read Post

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