Facebook censored the patriotic country ensemble known as the Wes Cook Band – just in time for the Fourth of July – for promoting their new song: “I Stand for the Flag.” (TheBlaze)
After releasing a video for the ballad, Facebook initially approved the band’s application to use paid promotional tools. But then, the social media giant revoked the request citing “political content.”
As shown above, the censorship of the video has been confusing to many, given the song’s lyrics encouraging community amongst all Americans.
“Don’t care if you’re black or white, or who you love,” part of the chorus goes, “I stand for the flag, and the flag stands for all of us.”
In one verse, lead singer Wes Cook continues, “I stand for showing kindness, treating everyone with love. Be proud of who you are, don’t forget where you came from.”