What does 'Wrap yourself in the flag' mean?

If someone wraps themselves in the flag, they pretend to be doing something for patriotic reasons or out of loyalty, but their real motives are selfish. ('Drape yourself in the flag' is an alternative form of this idiom)

Idioms similar to 'Wrap yourself in the flag'


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