Did you really just say that?

Oh, no. YOU are reading “disrespect” into a situation that operates a lot like a Rorshach test for you, not Gabby. If you look at the comments on similar threads, you will learn that about half the people in the US were taught to stand at attention. So doing so is not unpatriotic. As for her “looking around,” you have no idea what emotions she was experiencing. The fact that you feel it necessary to question someone who has worked her whole life to represent her country is disturbing and arrogant.

I imagine that Ryan Lochte satisfied all your flag-pin patriotism tests — how’s that working for you? Give me Gabby any day.

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