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‘The Perfect Metaphor’: Strong Winds Knock Down American Flags As Fetterman Speaks At Rally

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In what has been dubbed “the perfect metaphor”, strong winds knocked down American flags positioned behind Democratic Pennsylvania Sen. candidate John Fetterman as he spoke to voters in the Keystone State ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections Saturday.

“Today, Dr. Oz is going to be standing with Donald Trump on the stage, and I’m going to be proud to be standing with a president that is 100% sedition-free,” Fetterman declared of former President Barack Obama. As he spoke, a gust of wind brought the flags behind him crashing down in quick succession.

Multiple right-wing commentators took to social media to highlight the moment.  The official RNC Research page sarcastically tweeted that Fetterman’s rally was “off to a great start” while Donald Trump, Jr. called it the “perfect metaphor for Fetterman’s campaign.” (RELATED: Fetterman’s Stroke Cost Him 7 Points In The Polls)

Fetterman is currently in a dead-heat with Republican candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz in the central battleground state which could decide control of the Senate, reported the Philadelphia Inquirer. With polls leaning towards Republicans gaining control of the House, the Senate race has become increasingly dire for Democrats as they seek to retain a foothold in Congress, the outlet stated.