"The right-wing don't want what's best for America. They want what's best for them, their billionaire friends and their share-holders. And because if anyone is allowed to think about that logically they'd realize it's horrible, the Republicans wrap their bullshit and horrible ideas in a flag because they know that any mention of "the flag" sends rabid Teabaggers and other assorted far-right lunatics into fits of gushing pride. It's how they get away with the shit they pull.
The Democrats don't need to put on an act of being Patriotic. They just are, because they want what's best for America and the American people. As in all of them, not just ones with trust funds and multi-million dollar incomes or lobbying groups. So they don't need to wrap themselves in flags every time they open their mouths."