Broward Judge Wannabe Lea Krauss Uses American Flags As Hood Ornaments

Broward County Circuit Court Judge candidate Lea Krauss’ use of the American flag as a hood ornament is a clear violation of the United States Flag Code. Krauss draped the hood and trunk of her convertible Mercedes-Benz with American Flags during the City of Weston 4th of July parade. Krauss posted pictures of the Federal violations on her Facebook campaign page. 

4 U.S Code Section 7(b) states: “The flag should not be draped over the hood, top, sides, or back of a vehicle….”

One flag was tucked under the hood of Krauss’ fancy convertible. The other flag was taped to the trunk with blue tape.

Krauss’ wife even leans on the American flag for a picture.

This is not the first time Krauss’ pictures have caused controversy. Last month, REDBROWARD revealed Krauss’ inappropriate selfies taken during services at the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale. Her selfie faux pas made it into the national headlines of the POLITICO website.

You may excuse Krauss’ flag foul by claiming she’s unaware of Federal law. But Krauss is paying big bucks to a Tallahassee law firm to keep her campaign on the straight and narrow.

Last month, reported Krauss paid nearly $8,000 to the law firm.  Krauss told “she paid the money so she would be sure to following every letter of the law: ‘I would always cross every ‘T’ and dot every ‘I.’ I think that’s prudent.'”

Krauss’ opponent, Maxine Streeter said, “A judge’s job is to know the law, to research the law. If somebody needs assistance, it certainly calls into question their preparation to be a judge.”

Looks like neither Krauss, her wife nor her pricey Tallahassee law firm included the United States Flag Code in their preparation.

Then again, does anybody really need high-priced lawyers to know you never desecrate the American flag on the Fourth of July or any day?

MLK Day: Broward Politics On Parade




Broward politicians and candidates dominated the scene at this morning’s Martin Luther King Jr Day parade in Fort Lauderdale. On hand for the festivities were Fort Lauderdale mayor Jack Seiler, Bruce Roberts, Bobby DuBose, and Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Frank Adderly.

Red Broward’s Miami Dolphins expert Hazelle Rogers drove her big black Cadillac with Lauderdale Lakes Politico Levoyd Williams.

Broward School Superintendent Robert Runcie was joined by Board Members Ben Williams and Robin Bartleman. We assume Ann Murray slept late.

Many candidates were in the parade including Republicans Jim Lewis and Torey Alston. No sign of Broward State Attorney Mike Satz (D-I see nothing!). Lewis hopes to unseat Satz, who has been Broward State Attorney since Jimmy Carter was President.

Mr. Alston is running for the District 5 seat of the Broward County School Board. Rosalind Osgood, also running for the District 5 seat, was represented in the parade.

Ruth Roman Lynch, a Democrat honcho, is running for the same seat. However, Ms. Roman Lynch skipped participating in the parade. Instead, she was walking along the sidewalk, clipboard in hand, seeking signatures for her petition to get on the ballot.