"That is an internationally recognized sign of extreme distress and that is the condition of our government right now," she wrote in an email to us at work.
"If the debt limit is not raised before Oct 15th, I think those flags need to be flown at half mast as well, in bereavement for the loss of the integrity of our nation," Golas wrote.
Is this a good idea? A sign of disrespect? I'm curious what other people think. I'll bet this becomes a talker.
"We have always said we are a beacon of democracy for the world. What country would want to follow our current example of a totally dysfunctional government," said Golas.